Why I Spent 9 Years In University- AY Makun


Popular and as well controversial Nigerian comedian, AY
Makun has opened up on the main reasons he had to spend 9 years in university, rather
than the usual 4 years.

The funny man in a long but inspirational note, told his
fans and followers on Instagram that he had to do what he had to do to help his
younger siblings after their father died while they were much younger….continue

The proud father of one whose marriage almost collapsed few
months ago, also hinted that humility and strict Christin upbringing, brought
him and his younger ones this far in life.
“In December 1999 when my dad passed, it was difficult to
take over his position as the first son. It became even more difficult when my
mum decided to join him in no time.
Embracing the responsibilities of taking care of my four
sisters and two baby brothers wasn’t the best message to preach to a waiting
landlord whose rent must be paid in due time. The combination of being a big
brother and father came with a price that kept me in Delta State University for
9 years as a student.
Apart from the non-negotiable Christian upbringing from my
parents, my dad always drilled me, and made me tough. He taught me how to be a
strong independent Youngman. How to carry my siblings along as a leader of
Though it wasn’t an easy journey for me or any of my younger
ones, as we all struggled together. But hope was like the sun, which casts the
shadows of our burden behind us.
I never stopped dreaming that one day our story would change
and take each and every one of us towards the direction of success. Apart from
thanking God for all He has done for me as successful comedian, this is just my
way of also saying “I AM PROUD” of my baby brothers @lanremakun of
Lanre Makun Events and @yomicasual (the Fashion Designer) for embracing and
indulging the paths that is beginning to position them as individual brands in
their respective endeavours.
Above all, you guys must bear in mind that the only way to
continue the journey to success, is to remain focused.
Humility is the true key to succeed in life. Eradicate every
form of arrogance and self-indulging trap that will halt your blessings from
God.  See you at the top.

My name is not Ben Bruce, but I just want to share my
thoughts. Lol #nobodyweynofittomakeam,”