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Hard work pays off for Jerry Matamu

After three years of studies, Jerry Matamu's hard work has paid off. 

He was among more than 500 graduates at the N.U.S. graduation on Friday.

With a Bachelor of Commerce, he couldn't have been happier.

The President for the N.U.S Student Association is grateful for the journey.

“Firstly, thank God for his unending support throughout my life, thanks to my parents, Rosalia Matamu and Tagaloa Tipasa Matamu, my soul-mate Fausaga Afaese and my 2018 N.U.S.S.A executives for the lovely journey that boosted my motivation to study and for being there for me,” he said.

Mr. Matamu also praised the presence of his soul-mate, Ms. Afaese for the strong support throughout his leadership term in the N.U.S student body.

“She has always been there throughout the whole time and she was always my right hand in everything I do. Helping us with our activities and everything else, she’s a blessing to my journey,” he said.

He admitted that the journey has its challenges.

“From time to time, there is always a challenge” but Mr. Matamu said with God’s help to him and through his family and friends, he surpassed all of them.

For now, Mr. Matamu is ready for the workforce, starting with the British American Tobacco Company.

“I will start from here and I aim to go further and further to achieve more and make my parents proud,” he said through tears.

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