Mavin artiste, Korede Bello 4 days ago, graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism with a distinction in Mass Communication (HND).
At the 5th convocation on Friday, April 20, the Institute presented one thousand three hundred and forty-one (1,341) “graduands of five academic sessions from 2013-2017 sets”.
According to the HND award list, Korede Bello was among the seven (7) students that graduated with distinction in the 2017 set of the institute.
Apart from graduating with a Korede Bello was also awarded the best student in “Editorial Writing” by the institute.
Bello has now taken to Instagram to explain why he endured to finish his education. he wrote;
“I initially didn’t want to post this for many reasons but I was wrong on all counts. I’d be doing millions of young people and my peers a disservice by not boldly putting it out there that impossiblity is a myth; you can be Talented and Distinguished; Famous and Dignified; Celebrated and Educated ; that you can be a MEGA SUPER STAR with a MEGA SUPER VISION.
For this I am grateful to God.
The main reason I endured to the finish line was because I needed to push myself and also to be a light for a lot of young Nigerians who think you cannot be an established Artiste and still achieve academic excellence. I endured because #MyPeople needed a role model.
A few days before I got signed I was still looking for tuition fees, so I understand the experience that some of you go through. But just as HE came through for me , HE’ll come through for you.
No, it wasn’t easy but it was worth it. I was graced and I’m grateful.
And no, I didn’t buy my result but I paid for it through hardwork, commitment and sacrifice (time and music). You can too. I believe in you, I believe in us #DistinguishedNigerianYouths