“Failure makes you hungry”- Toke Makinwa

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Nigerian On-Air-Personality and vlogger , Toke Makinwa has taken to her Instagram page to give insight into her life’s journey so far.

In a lengthy post, she thanked God for successes and expressed appreciation to those that stood by her through trying times.

Read her post below:

My journey has been from broken to glory, from grass to greener pastures, from weak to strength, from unbelief to countless testimonies , from victim to victor from being the butt of jokes to influence.My journey has been from broken to glory, from grass to greener pastures, from weak to strength, from unbelief to countless testimonies , from victim to victor from being the butt of jokes to influence. From broke to smiling to the bank I remember when I first charged half a million to attend an event, @swankyjerry and I laughed cos we didn’t think the client will pay but they did and now let’s just say it’s been all the way up I was called “everywhereyougo”, laughed at but somehow we built with every rock thrown at us. Thank you to everyone who’s taking a chance with me It’s not been easy, but when Jesus says yes, no man can say no. Thank God we don’t look like what we’ve been thru. I remember when I was adviced to withdraw in Uni, I remember when doors constantly closed in my face and I was constantly told this dream was not for me, I will cry to bed asking why me? I just want to be successful, I just want to put my father’s name in the big blue sky above, it’s unfair that he had to die before he truly lived. I just wanted more. My name is TM, my glow up is real #Believethat

I’m not where I want to be but I’m on that journey and the God that has brought me from #Misfitttohero is very real. Failure makes you hungry, pain births courage and against all odds, as long as you stay true to your calling, you’ll get there. You have to believe that there is more on the other side of fear. From Banking radio, television, vlogging, and then I authored a book and despite all that cane with It, I have become one of the most influential brands out of Africa and it can only get better. Share your story, keep telling it till the revolution becomes televised Cheers to Becoming more and even after you think you’ve become all you are called to be, there’s always room to become some more . #misfittohero #onbecomingmore Congrats @olorisupergal welcome to the authors club, super proud of you taking this bold move.

Screenshot below:

Toke Makinwa IG post

Toke Makinwa is known for her book, On Becoming and  her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.

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