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Opportunity Meets Preparedness & Talent! Watch the Inspiring Video of Saturday the Gate Man

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A BellaNaijarian shared this video with us and we’re so glad she did, because the story of this young man, Saturday has to be told!

He started out as the security guard, but he was also a talented illustrator. He kept drawing, and he kept trying to get his work out there.

Fortune smiled on him when the executive creative director of Insight Communications gave his drawings a second look.

Today, Saturday is now a staff of Insight Communications! Opportunity met with preparedness and his talent.

We’re so happy for Saturday and we believe that he will only go higher in his endeavours.

Watch the inspiring video here:

29 Comments

  1. Rezthapoet

    March 23, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    I know this story.

    That E.D who I know personally has one of the largest hearts who can imagine.

    It will be nice if we all let God use US to launch different kinds of greatness.

  2. kezhia

    March 23, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Congratulations to him! wish you many more success stories to come.

  3. Aisha

    March 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Aww! There is a very inspiring story.
    I pray opportunities better than this one come his way in the future.
    A nice smile he’s got too.

  4. onye nzuzu

    March 23, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    Sometimes I think it is great, opportunities meet Germans. They can work in handy and ensure you a Flotus. What of Abacha?

    • Pompey

      March 23, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      Onye nzuzu – Whaaaaaaaat are you talking about oh?!

      I love love this Saturday dude. I could feel his determination and humility from the screen. And he’s cute too oh.

      Hian! Saturday are you free on Sunday? ?

  5. BA

    March 23, 2016 at 9:19 pm

    why did they need to compare Olajumoke to Saturday?
    This could have been more tastefully done!
    especially for people in communications – gosh!
    do not take away from another’s story just to make a point.
    people have got lucky before Jumoke and more people will.
    She has skills by the way – one that is well appreciated in the modelling industry.

  6. Somebody's Pikin

    March 23, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    Love the story! Truly inspiring. God blessed his hustle man! For the life of me, i couldn’t picture him in as a security agent tho. Like i watched the video, and my brains couldn’t piece the two people in both scenarios as the same. AND HE’S CUTE TOO! Damn eet!

    Btw: Comparing olajumokes story to his story was not cool. THEY ARE BOTH TALENTED! Just in different fields. The sky is big enough for all peeps! We are very capable of LOVING THEM BOTH!

    *Kilzeezzzz*

    • Somebody's Pikin

      March 23, 2016 at 9:49 pm

      BRAIN****

      NOT BRAINS, LMAO!

      bet, e go better to get two sha…….. *kilzeezzzz*

    • kk

      March 24, 2016 at 8:57 am

      LOL @ “they are both talented” please how is OLAJUMOKE talented????? And please don’t come here and say i am a hater. She was just very lucky.

  7. coded

    March 23, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    That office sha looks like a fun place… I love the colors!! How can one not be creative in such environment

  8. Zeeze

    March 23, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    I’m laughing like he’s my brother. Wish you the best Saturday.

  9. winneR

    March 23, 2016 at 11:32 pm

    Nice,i love this story.All the best to all of us.God bless our hustle.Amen.

  10. Bellemoizelle

    March 23, 2016 at 11:54 pm

    Wow!
    This is so beautifu!!! He just leaped into success ,leap year of great wonders! See the guy English self nawa oooo,he is so smart and he’s got beautiful eyes #teamhusbandmaterial ….

    La vie est belle….

  11. Ides of March

    March 24, 2016 at 1:15 am

    Super awesome! I love this new wave of being our brother’s keepers. Good job Sunday! Your gifts will continue to make room for you.

  12. xoxo

    March 24, 2016 at 2:22 am

    i like his eyes!

  13. hauwa

    March 24, 2016 at 5:17 am

    You see how Nigerians/ bnaijarians just like free manna from heaven? Just 14 comments so far??? Haba naa! If it Olajumoke’s sheer luck/favour story, peeps will be tapping left, right n centre. Saturday created his own luck by God’s mercies. This man worked hard n dreamt harder. Even as a gateman, he positioned himself n his art to be seen by humbly showing it the MD. ***Lesson, know your worth, then go forth npossess your possessions.

  14. Ch

    March 24, 2016 at 8:14 am

    Love everything about this story except the comparison to Olajumoke. Like srsly, who is the interviewer that asked such dumb question? I’m glad the people being interviewed were quick to debunk the comparison and highlight the benefits of hardwork and honing your skills to be better at what you do.

  15. Ewa

    March 24, 2016 at 8:52 am

    This made me so happy. God will continue to bless your hustle Saturday.. I keep telling my siblings and colleagues that your work will always speak for you. Always put in your best at all times. Never relent.

  16. lovecastsoutfear

    March 24, 2016 at 9:24 am

    “”the secret of success is that a man be ready for it when it comes! – Anonymous

  17. Tee

    March 24, 2016 at 9:43 am

    Well done, persistence ,perseverance and dedication pays , more grease to your elbows. !

  18. Tosin

    March 24, 2016 at 11:53 am

    Joy to the world. Thank you BN for all the ways you help bring joy to this baby.

  19. JAY

    March 24, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    I know him wella and he will do well at Insight Communications cos they are great people…..#HalogenSecurity#…

  20. Chizzy

    March 24, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    Moral of the story: Don’t sit down and wait for success to come to you

  21. cheryl

    March 24, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    d only thing that came to my mind is that, there are some staffs dat would av looked down on him or talked to him rudely bcos he is a gate man, now dey are colleagues, dats watsaap, also, some ppl would turn down a security job espcially young folks cos of shame and pride, am sure he has an educational background no matter how little, see how God elevated him

  22. Nancy

    March 24, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    This is the day that all the people working at advertising agencies come to BN to comment.

    i just hope they are paying the guy well, before insight that using him for PR.

    • Na wa

      March 24, 2016 at 4:08 pm

      Can you just try and see the good in others for once?! Just try a little bit ehn.

  23. miss tunde

    March 24, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    who knows anything about 02 academy?always loved advertising from uni days

    • Anonymous

      March 24, 2016 at 9:26 pm

      02 Academy is a hands on school of advertising. If you’re looking to work in advertising without experience, it’s your best bet and will help you build contacts in the industry too

  24. Anonymous

    March 25, 2016 at 3:48 am

    02 Academy is a hands on school of advertising. If you’re looking to work in advertising without experience, it’s your best bet and will help you build contacts in the industry too

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