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Toke Makinwa shares inspiring story as she prepares to end book book tour



Media Personality Toke Makinwa is about to end her OnBecoming book tour and, no better place to end it than the University of Lagos (UNILAG) her alma mater.

Toke took to Instagram to share some inspiring story about her struggle with school and how she managed to pull through. The best selling author, promised to release the date for her UNILAG visit, and also revealed she was asked to withdraw from school at a point. Here's what she wrote:

I haven't always made the right choices but I am thankful for grace. I'm no where near perfect, I struggle sometimes but I'm learning to lean on the grace of God to catch me when I fall. Its quite emotional for me to end my book tour at the University of Lagos cos I remember my time there, I wasn't the brightest student, I had potential but I was a troubled young girl, I didn't care much for my books till one day I was advised to withdraw, and I hit rock bottom. I had no where else to go, my grades were bad, so bad the school asked me to leave. Something happened (grace), there was a meeting with all department heads I was granted mercy on humanitarian grounds. My lecturers knew I had it in me but I couldn't see what they saw, they decided to give me an extra year to turn it around. It was humiliating, I started not quite at the bottom but it was a struggle. My mates had graduated and I was in a new class and boy it was hard but I did it. I don't know how but I made a 2:2. Instead of 4 years I spent 5/6 but I made it out. It is important for me to go back and meet with the students in Unilag, the ones doing great and the students that are struggling too. Sometimes it takes sharing your story to inspire someone to believe in themselves and I'm always up for it. Dates will be revealed soon, #onbecomingmediatour#OnBecominginUnilag #TMisComingHome#rockbottomtorockstar #Godschild

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