Came from Nigeria to study, became the boss! » Turkey expat guide
Bilal Rabiou Kolo, who came to Elazig to study from Nigeria and got married here and started a new life for himself, has fulfilled his new big dream in Elazig. He becomes his own boss by opening a language school with a capacity of 60 students. Declaring that the the language school is TurkeyThe first and only international language school in Kolo said it has 22 branches in Turkey and branches in different countries around the world.
Bilal Rabiou Kolo (32)who came to Elazig from Nigeria to study in 2010, graduated from Firat University, Faculty of Communication, Journalism Department then completed his master’s degree. Kolo started working in language classes while studying at the same time. Kolo, who married Nurse Dilek and has a child, started a new life in Elazig. Kolo then rolled up his sleeves to make his biggest dream come true. After meeting with a UK-based language school, Kolo got a franchise. Kolo, who has rented premises in the Atasehir district and opened his school with a capacity of 60 students, has started registration for the new term. Coming from 7,756 kilometers away, Kolo, who is his own boss in Elazig, sets an example for everyone with his hard work and determination.
Bilal Rabiu Kolo, who said he first came to Elazig as a student, said: “I saw my education here. Over time, I started working. I worked in the education sector. I worked in language courses in different private schools. We realized my project to open a language course that I had been planning for a long time. We are now a business owner. I married a Turkish citizen. My wife is a nurse here. I was working in communications at the time. I wrote and drew in magazines. We met because you need health content. Our language school will be the first and only international language school in Turkey. It is a school established in London in 1964. It has 22 branches in Turkey. There are branches in different countries around the world. Our biggest difference is that a student who joins us receives a lifetime education. Especially our speech clubs are very active. Students can continue without interruption. It is not only in Elazig, but also in 22 branches, it is possible to continue education without paying any fees.
Expressing that the course has a capacity of 60 students, Kolo said, “The capacity increases with morning, afternoon and evening groups. For now, we have 5 teachers of foreign nationality. We will develop forward. Over time I have seen many different reactions. Especially Turkey is known for its hospitality. I have never experienced anything negative personally. They embraced, loved and supported. I am very happy and happy for this. I wouldn’t have done anything without my wife. I am eternally grateful to him. He really supported and continues to do so.