Nollywood superstar Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is grateful for where she is in the success pinnacle.
The award-winning actress took to Instagram to share her story of grace using the #YetIWon challenge.
See post below:
“My Dad died! Everything went downhill. It looked like even schooling had come to an end. All Hope seemed to have come to an End! I was able to stand against all odds beside my widowed Mum.
“I wanted to be successful so bad, I was sensitive to all opportunities. I escorted a friend to an acting audition, she didn’t get in, I did. I Found my Future… , It was tough …#YetIwon
Fast forward to the ban on top actors. Everyone was banned for one year. I was banned for two. I had always wanted to do music…my first Love but there was No time.
Now I had time, Against all odds, I did and released my first album GBA Had a Hit “Naija Lowa” was invited for the Grammy! My song “Barren Land” From my second Album Me, myself and eyes ” was adopted by Amnesty International and I was signed to Bungalo Universal! I earn Royalties in $$$ … Despite the ups and downs ….#yetIwon.
No matter what life throws at you, you can pull through.
You must refuse self-pity or be a victim. Make your pain your Motivation. You can Win and keep winning… From Ikoyi to IyanaIpaja Now to the World.
#YetIwon I challenge World Class Manager/Publicist @k3pr and the Indomitable @moabudu to tell their #YetIWon story to encourage young girls out there. Well done on this @omowunmiak Cc: @omotolainspires #believeinyou #Againstallodds