BE INSPIRED WITH ARINOLA
Arinola Be-Inspired✍🏽: I am Oseni Islamiat Arinola, my colleague Zubair Fatimah and I would be asking you few questions. We won’t take too much of your time sir.
Thank you for honouring our invite.
Guest: I appreciate you efforts and initiatives.
The pleasure is mine too.
Arinola Be-Inspired✍🏽: Kindly introduce yourself sir
Guest: I am Muhammed Ndakudu Adam, a lawyer based in Lagos. I graduated from faculty of law, University of Ilorin in 2015 with a first class honour. I am happily married with a kid.
Arinola Be-Inspired✍🏽: Alright sir.
Can you please take us through your undergraduate days, how did you cope with school, I mean financially?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: It was really tough for someone who is from a humble background. I helped myself by organizing special classes for students and there were some of them who were kind enough to give me some money.
Zubair Fatimah: During your days as an undergraduate, What are things you did that are helpful to you then and would you encourage undergraduates to do same sir?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: 1. Very hard working
2. Consistent with my grades
4. Didn’t miss classes
5. Always reading ahead of the class
Arinola Be-Inspired: What are skills you would advice an undergraduate to learn that would help them financially?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: There are many skills to be learnt but this depends on individual interests. It could even be business but some people do not have any business ideas to help financially. But business ideas are good to support student’s finances.
Arinola Be-Inspired✍🏽: What do you think this covid-19 lockdown has done to our educational sector?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: Terribly affected but prevention is better than cure. It’s best to be safe than sorry.
Arinola Be-Inspired✍🏽: Do you think the lockdown is the best ? Despite the fact that all other sectors are opened, only the school is closed.
Barr. Muhammad Adam: It’s not only in Nigeria that schools are on lockdown, Social distancing can’t be practiced in our schools in view of the population. Only that schools should have devised virtual means of teaching.
Zubair Fatimah: As the educational sector has been terribly affected, what advice would you give to undergraduates to reduce the negative effect of the pandemic on us?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: 1. Learn as many digital skills as possible.
2. Be in touch with their studies. I am aware a lot of people have abandoned their books. But this is not a good time to do that. It’s an opportunity to study wider in order to feel the effect less.
Zubair Fatimah: Your inspirational quote/word of wisdom Sir?
Barr. Muhammad Adam: Opportunity to excel in life might not present itself twice. Once it comes, use it to the fullest.
Arinola Be-Inspired: Thank you for honouring our invite sir.
Barr. Muhammad Adam: Glad to join in.
Thank you BIA family for always watching out for our interviews . God bless you. See you next week.
I am Oseni Islamiat Arinola known as Arinola be-inspired. I am a student of Biochemistry of the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. I am a student parliamentarian, writer, public speaker,serial Volunteer, Blogger and Host at Be Inspired with Arinola. I am passionate about helping others and I am always ready to inspire others while I get inspired as well. It’s all about inspiration.