The 2005 winner of Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant Omowunmi Akinnifesi took to her instagram page some hours ago to share inspiring words on how following her heart always has made her achieve so much.
Omowunmi explains how people close to her discouraged her each time she works towards attaining new milestone but she ends up winning always because she doesn’t listen to them.
Read full inspiring words below:
Someone very very close to me once told me that it was impossible for me to win MBGN. “The other girls are way prettier than you. Are u blind?”. Yet i won.
How can you win Miss Tourism International? “Look at Miss Russia’s body?”…. Yet I won.
“You can not win Miss Bikini International with your dark skin”. Yet I won. In total 3 crowns. Yet i won
Next was you can never finish Unilag with an Upper Class Division. You are too busy as MBGN. Then i finished with a 3.9 GPA. Yet I won
Kings College London can never admit you Omowunmi. Forget applying because they only take certain kind of students. Then Cambridge, Imperial, UCL and Kings College sent me admission Letters. Oxford put me on their waiting list. Because i was told KCL was way out of my league i chose KCL. Plus i liked the fact that my High School was Queens College and my Uni was Kings College. Yet I won
Back track High school at Queens College Lagos, i was told i wasn’t good enough to be a school Prefect. Yet i became a Class Supervisor and a School prefect and won a Dancing Machine Award at our school’s awards night . Yet I Won
Fast track when i decided to start a business and someone very close to me said “you know you are just not good at Business”. Now they come to me for business advice. And i have 4 companies i run. Yet I won.
I never go the way people tell me to go. When i do i fail. I go the way my spirit directs. If you follow the words of people you will fall and remain stagnant. Follow your own heart and fail forward knowing you followed you. At the end of the day you face your death alone so what the hec. Lets run this race called life and run it unapologetically ✌?. @iamwomanafrica #Gogetter #GodFirst #Spreadpositivity #Femaleentrepreneur #YetIWon #YetIAmstillWinning
This focused and successful diva is worth learning from, she has taught us all in her words that if we don’t accept what naysayers tells us but listen to what our inner mind and believe in ourselves, we will always triumph.
So great minds, follow your hearts to do impactful things, achieve your big dreams and stay winning.