BE INSPIRED WITH ARINOLA
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: Good day. I am OSENI, Islamiat Arinola, your regular host on BIA. On today’s session we have a leader per excellence and a scholar in the making.
Can you please introduce yourself sir?
Guest: I am, BASHEER LUQMAN OLAREWAJU-UNIQUE.
Erstwhile National President of National Association of Basic Medical Science Students.
BASHEER is an emerging Leader and a Promising writer.
He is a Lecturer and a grounded Serial volunteer for NGOs.
Mr Luqman : I graduated from the ‘Better by Far University’ – University of Ilorin.
I studied Human Physiology.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: You mentioned you’re a lecturer, the lecturer of which school sir?
Mr Luqman: I am a Lecturer at Imam Hamzat College of Education, Ilorin.
Department of Biology/Integrated Science.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: What did you do besides academics in school?
Mr Luqman: Writing. Quiz. Public Speaking. And sometimes, Aso-Ofi.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: Did you earn money while in school?
Mr Luqman: Definitely Yes,
I am a son of man who could afford ¼ of my school fees.
I was triggered to cope on atmosphere that was not favorable for me. I moved away from comfort zone and using my innate skills, I was able to raise money when needed.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: What are the mistakes you made in school?
Mr Luqman: To be sincere,
I want to answer that with an axiom.
“Let me see a man who has never made a mistake, I will show you a man who has never tried new things”
I have developed the habit of forgetting about the past.
If I could change anything, it would be *Networking!*
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: What are the advices you would give an undergraduate?
Mr Luqman: Advice.
Like I always say.
To be successful in life,
Cope With Failure and Learn From Mistakes. Love Yourself. Be a Good Person. Know the Keys to Success. Find Your Passion.
Be a Lifelong Learner. Listen to instructions.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: What are the skills you would advise an undergraduate to learn?
Mr Luqman: Become a Goal-Setter– High-performing students understand the simple, but very powerful habit of goal-setting.
Have a Strategic Action Plan — Successful students are strategic and have a specific plan of action that is thoughtful, direction-oriented, and purposeful.
Be Proactive —Successful students are proactive.
Arinola Be Inspired✍🏻: Your best inspirational quote?
Mr Luqman: I am not going to bow for failure. I am quintessential man. I am edifice of wisdom and strength. I am a conduit of hope. I will never relent to make a difference.
To the BIA family, we are using this opportunity to thank you and also let you know that you mean a lot to us. Please stay safe. We love 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.