Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu causes ‘commotion’ on social media with his throwback picture
– Billionaire and philanthropist, Tony Elumelu, has wowed many people as he took social media users back to his days of humble beginning with a throwback photo
– The Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) did this as he joined in the popular ‘how it started vs how it is going’ online challenge
– Many gushed about how successful he has become, some drew inspiration from his story
No doubt, every successful personality today had one time had it rough or gone through turbulent periods which are at times documented in pictures. This is the case of billionaire Tony Elumelu.
The philanthropist and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) recently got many talking after he posted a throwback photo of himself.
He made the post on Twitter as he joined the ‘How it started vs how it is going’ social media challenge.
The tweet gained huge traction with over 53k likes as of the time of making this report.
Nigerians marvelled at how times have changed for the Harvard scholar, with many making funny remarks about his looks.
“God forbid this one is soap, God forbid. Sir please allow me enter your detergent factory lemme just use small of the omo to baff. See akpaka..God abeg.”
“If your type contest for any political post in Nigeria you won’t cross party primaries. But fraudsters, drug barons, thugs, crooks, dullard, certificate forgers, oil bunkerers will succeed. And we want Nigeria to be better when our worst brains are in charge. God be with U.”
“Getting wealthy is a long journey. It’s not something that occurs sudden. The basic & most important tool is desire. Then vision, willpower, discover your niche, have role models, humble yourself & keep learning & applying. Then when u break the threshold of limitations, u shine.”
Meanwhile, Bioreports earlier reported on throwback photos of billionaires Dangote, Otedola and Adenuga that took people back to 19 years ago.
Otedola had taken to his Instagram page to share the photos which were taken on April 3, 2002, when his mother celebrated her 70th birthday.
In one of the photos, Otedola could be seen taking a walk with the Globacom founder.