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Security guard given dream job at the same bank he was gateman

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Festus Conteh
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Security guard given dream job at the same bank he was gateman
Security guard given dream job at the same bank he was gateman

The inspiring story of a security guard, who had the courage to approach a bank manager and state his desire to participate in the aptitude test, is one that demonstrates the power of determination and hard work.

The security guard, who was a graduate, put himself in an awkward situation when he confidently approached the bank manager and requested to be allowed to write the test for an open position. Most people who find themselves in this kind of situation would have hesitated, perhaps overcome by fear and doubts, but this security guard was determined to succeed and persevere.

The bank manager had the confidence to allow this unlikely candidate to take the test, and what happened next was truly remarkable. Despite being up against many other applicants, the security guard came out on top, showing that hard work and dedication can pay off.

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This exceptional achievement should be an example to us all that it is possible to overcome obstacles and achieve success. No matter what goals we have, we must have the courage to take risks, remain steadfast, and be prepared to put in the necessary effort in order to have a better chance of accomplishing our dreams and ambitions.

The security guards proactive and determined approach to work was admirable. It should serve as a reminder that rewarding opportunities are always out there and that it is essential to always challenge ourselves, even when the odds seem overwhelming.

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.