First-class Unilag graduate narrates how his age worked against him in Nigeria as he gets a top job in UK

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A young Nigerian man living in the UK has taken to the microblogging platform, Twitter to narrate how his age hindered him from securing a job in Nigeria, despite being a first class graduate.

According to the young man, identified as Taofik, he had gotten his degree at the age of 28 and had repeatedly found it difficult to secure a job in Nigeria.

In his words:

“At 28, finished first class, BSc in Finance from Unilag but couldn’t qualify for a grad role in Nigeria due to age factors. At 32, Now working at Bloomberg London office as a sales analyst covering Europe and US corporates. If Nigeria doesn’t value you another country will.”

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