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Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by VoiceYourStorie: 6:50pm On Dec 09, 2019
My Mother Left My Father, My Brother And I - Uniuyo's Best Graduating Student

The best graduating student shares how growing up without the warmth of a mother can be so depressing for a child of a two year old or three.

Ayooluwa Babalola found himself in a situation where he had to cope daily in the arms of his extended family members. Although they were nice, their affection could not fill up the gap of a mother's love for her own child. His childhood perhaps became that of an incomplete world.

In his words "l think what actually stood out in my childhood is that I spent a whole lot of my it living with my uncle's family. From the age of two or three, my dad took me and my brother to Abeokuta to stay with my uncle.

"I remember my dad used to visit often, and during long holidays He would take us home. I don't remember my biological mom ever visiting. She never did. Literally, l was raised by my aunt whom I took as a mom and my uncle as a dad.

"I don't remember the first time I heard the story of my mom's separation from my dad, but I was told somehow somewhere sometime in the past. A better way to put it is that she left my dad, my brother and me. My dad made it clear that it was for our (my bro and I) good that they weren't together. So I had questions as a child, what happened to her, why did she have to leave? So my childhood psyche was a little messed up.

“My uncle’s family were very nice people. They raised me well, taught me Christian values and sorts. I was not maltreated or anything of sort. My mum (aunt) raised me like her own son. Their children became like sisters to me…I regarded them as my sisters. In fact till now, I find it difficult to refer to them as cousins.

“In school when my mates asked about my parents (especially about my mom) I get confused, like who exactly should I talk about, my biological mom or my mum (aunt)? Well, I usually just ward off those questions and sometimes I would lie, but I don’t really recall what I would say.

“Yes at my uncle’s home there were good moments and bad ones. Times when I cried and wished things were a little different. You know when you are staying with people you know are not your immediate family, you begin to interpret so many actions that doesn’t go well with you. And the devil wouldn’t make it easy.

“I really do appreciate all my uncle’s family did. They were and still have been a blessing to me. However, when I was a child I wished my parents had not separated, not because my uncle’s family were not good people, but l guess its human psychology that when u know something isn’t yours, you can’t feel at home. I think I had the best case scenario of living with Uncles.”

Regardless of his parents separation, it did not deter Ayo from dreaming of a great future. He did believe after rain comes sun. His incomparable faith in God and determined spirit must have served him a rolling stroll in which his passion for living outstandingly drove on.

Being the best graduating student in an institution that existed in a ‘strange’ land where he had to learn the dialect while coping with the environment as a preacher’s kid, must have served him a life sentence of confusion.

But as it is said “tough times don’t last but tough people do”, Ayo stood out despite the odds. He went on occupying sensitive positions in church and this must have boosted his self esteem in a way.

He actually gave Voice Your Stories Team an highlight of his journey to being the first class citizen in University of Uyo.

“I wrote jamb twice. The first time l tried gaining admission with a score of 230 but was turned down. The second time l scored 198 in jamb and 264 in post utme. Thank God l finally had admission to study Economics in University of Uyo, this was a dream come true.

“While in school, l had a target of becoming the best graduating student in the Economics department. I wrote the dream down of making a first class with 4.75.

“However my dream was threatened when l was told that my predecessors who were classified with first class honours had less than 4.75. They said l was embarking on a mission impossible.

“In the midst of the discouragement, l was still steadfast that l will still make the dream a reality.

https://www.voiceyourstories.com/2019/12/09/she-left-my-dad-my-brother-and-i-uniuyos-best-graduating-student/

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by prophetwis: 6:55pm On Dec 09, 2019
Congrats Ayo..thats the spirit.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by dawnomike(m): 8:29pm On Dec 09, 2019
I happy you came out better ...

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Rextizzy: 8:35pm On Dec 09, 2019
Congrats!

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by generationz(f): 8:51pm On Dec 09, 2019
I hope you get a good scholarship and leave this country.

Except you want to start carrying placard begging for your allowances as a lecturer.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Nobody: 10:15pm On Dec 09, 2019
generationz:
I hope you get a good scholarship and leave this country.

Except you want to start carrying placard begging for your allowances as a lecturer.

That's how you think Lecturers in every school do before they're paid?? Smh

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Yustash001(m): 10:32pm On Dec 09, 2019
Congrat and brace up
The future is bright...

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by generationz(f): 11:10pm On Dec 09, 2019
NoGender:


That's how you think Lecturers in every school do before they're paid?? Smh


Name the schools under ASUU who don't suffer the same fate?

Their only hope is having a side business.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by nlPoster: 12:22am On Dec 10, 2019
Congratulations to him, sorry for the sad aspects. I hope he finds his mum.

Please remove the alleged birthdate from his profile. I think a wikipedia page would be more consistent.

God prosper him and his career in Jesus name.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by YungMillionaire: 12:57am On Dec 10, 2019
shocked Its NOT ODEDE L.G.A its ODEDA L.G.A

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by grandstar(m): 2:25am On Dec 10, 2019
For a mother to abandon a child, it can be very painful. She's an all weather pillar to depend on emotional and her dedication to you is total. She'll happily take a bullet for you.

For instance, if it was the dad that abandoned him, his mum would not dump him with relations to look after.

Well, just take it as it is and move on Poo like this happens. It isn't your fault. (Read Isaiah 49:15, 1 Timothy 5:8

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by mamajj17(f): 5:16am On Dec 10, 2019
dawnomike:
I happy you came out better ...

"AM HAPPY" dear
Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by mamajj17(f): 5:19am On Dec 10, 2019
Congrat dear, not every WOMAN meant to be a MOTHER. Sky is your Limit, yr Papa will be very proud thou kiss

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by omowolewa: 6:33am On Dec 10, 2019
Ayo!
Wishing you successful family, not easy oo o.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Iscoalarcon: 6:50am On Dec 10, 2019
generationz:
I hope you get a good scholarship and leave this country.

Except you want to start carrying placard begging for your allowances as a lecturer.
dammmnnn nigga if every good person like this guy with potential leave the country who will remain to fix it mess? nonsense

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by CTechHub(m): 7:24am On Dec 10, 2019
Congrats bro.

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by wonuks(m): 7:46am On Dec 10, 2019
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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Fisher007: 7:47am On Dec 10, 2019
Hmm
Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Renforce: 7:47am On Dec 10, 2019
OK! Thank God you held your own
Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by mosho2good: 7:47am On Dec 10, 2019
*Anthony Joshua will get an alert of N31,337,126,370 (31.3bn Naira) for his fight with Andy Ruiz*

*Keep fighting for free,I won't advise you again!* ����

Later the Elders will say *ija o dola*....

E be like say the Elders are sick���

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by cassidy1996(m): 7:47am On Dec 10, 2019
hmmmmmmmmmmmm........... Ayomi
Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by lekkan(m): 7:48am On Dec 10, 2019
Afonja repping... Congrats

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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by ekaette1621: 7:48am On Dec 10, 2019
So should we fry BUHARI? undecided undecided undecided undecided undecided undecided
Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by VanGap: 7:48am On Dec 10, 2019
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Re: Meet Victor Ayooluwa Babalola: University Of Uyo Best Graduating Student by Davetyse(m): 7:48am On Dec 10, 2019
cool

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