UK-based Nigerian lawyer says

A UK-based Nigerian lawyer, Dele Olawanle, has averred that traveling or residing abroad should not be automatically considered an achievement as it depends on a person’s accomplishments in the country.

Taking to Twitter to share his opinion, Lawyer Dele stated that he knows people who relocated to the UK but have not achieved as much as those who remained in Nigeria and diligently worked their way to success.

UK-based Nigerian lawyer says

His words,


Traveling abroad or living abroad is not an achievement but it depends on what you are doing with your life there. It is not where you are but what you are doing there.

Let me warn you that you can be busy doing nothing apart from being a part-time star on TikTok, Instagram, or other social media platforms. I have known people who have not had a stable address or a job for the last 15 years.

Time and age catch up on one quickly. The reason why I visit Nigeria regularly is because I have found that those back home are resilient, inventive, determined, and are achieving a lot despite the harsh economic conditions.

A better economy will lead to a better life for the people. Once you live here in the UK for a long time, you become a storyteller rather than an achiever. It is like a trap of destiny.

If you live abroad, don’t get carried away. Work hard, be focused, and stick to your goals and you will achieve a lot.

Do not forget that some people you left behind in your home country are doing unbelievable exploits. A regular visit to your home country will help you to take advantage of the opportunities there and here. I hope this helps someone.

Dele Olawanle is my name. I think, write and speak to make lives better. Follow me for more insights and inspiration.”

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