- Olaoluwa Okelola is working as a software engineer for social media giant Facebook
- Nigerain born Okelola went a long way to become one of the most trusted employees in the company
- His success is not just pure luck but the result of good education and hard work
The story of Olaoluwa Okelola shows how a young but talented man can achieve success by being outstanding in his own way.
Nigerian born Okelola is currently living in San Francisco, the United States of America (USA) and working as a software engineer for social media giant Facebook. His success is not just pure luck but the result of good education and hard work.
From September 1996 till December 2000, he attended the International School in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
This school is a co-educational institution established by the University of Ibadan in 1963.
It was the first of its kind in Nigeria and was founded to provide an environment where children both from within and outside Nigeria could live and learn together thereby fostering racial integration, international friendship and unity.
Later, Olaoluwa went to Avi-Cenna International School in Lagos and finished his secondary education in 2002. He continued his education at Howard University, Washington DC, where he studied systems and computer science.
In January 2005, Ola joined Microsoft as explorer intern, but left it in August the same year for Google where he worked as an engineering intern. In 2007, he joined Facebook and he has been working there up till date.
Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and Okelola seem to be enjoying a great working relationship.
The presence of these remarkable Nigerians calling shots in big tech companies in Silicon Valley is evidence that Nigerians are one smartest set of people on planet earth.
However, Nigerians can do more to become more by chasing their dreams and aspiring to attain remarkable heights. Let's wish Olaoluwa good luck as he is making all Nigerians proud of him!
Nigeria is indeed blessed with creative and brilliant minds.
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