Woman selling Abacha in Owerri receives praises for her creativity (photo)

Woman selling Abacha in Owerri receives praises for her creativity (photo)

Nigerians are very creative people known for their skill in improving their trading activities by any means they can. Many people in Nigeria and beyond have been dazed by how quickly a Nigerian can make something really original out of a trend that is well known.

With regard to this, a Nigerian lady has taken to talking about how awed she was when she found how a woman had inventively gone creative with the simple art of making and selling Abacha.

Abacha is a food commonly prepared amongst people from the Eastern part of the country. It is made from dried, shredded cassava mixed with other ingredients like onions and greens.

This meal popularly referred to as African salad is usually sold by experts who hawk across streets and sell to people who need to eat as a snack or fill themselves up on the meal.

Like it was wont to happen, this woman who happened to be pregnant at the time was hawking this staple meal on the streets of Owerri when she caught the eyes of a Nigerian lady.

Woman selling Abacha in Owerri receives praises for her creativity (photo)

Woman selling Abacha in Owerri receives praises for her creativity (photo) Source: Chiwenmeri Joy Hsm/ Facebook
Source: Facebook

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Although the Nigerian lady identified as Chiwenmeri Joy Hsm on Facebook was taken in by the sight of the heavily pregnant woman, it was the container on her head that got her attention more.

This was because on the woman's head was a white container containing the vegetables used in making Abacha. The greens were not just scattered about. Rather, they were arranged in such a way that they created a very beautiful, artistic design.

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See the post below:

"She was pregnant..

She was hawking abacha

I saw her from afar ..my eyes were playing "ten ten "with me ..

I admired the plastic container she used ,the colors were beautiful.

She came closer and i looked closely ..

No, it wasn't a design by the manufacturers ..

She created it herself using sliced onions ,pepper and utazi leaves...

Omg , i begged her to take a snap shot..she obliged me

Her creativity wowed me.

I dashed her money to buy herself a can of juice and begged her to find time to rest while she hustles...

She was so excited and took the money with so much appreciation.

Nigerians are very hardworking people ..."

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The design easily reminded one of aesthetic paintings of nature that artistes painted on walls and ceilings or stained glasses.

Given just how beautifully designed the woman's wares were, it was evident that she would be making a lot of money from the buyers who will be very willing to patronise her due to her creativity.

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The inventiveness of this woman's Abacha is making rounds on social media just as it has attracted a lot of comments on Facebook where it was originally shared.

See some of the reactions below:

Chiwenmeri Joy was very much surprised at the outstanding reception the woman's creativity has garnered over time. Due to this, she has pointed out that she is resolute to help the lady become better by means of this skill.

This is coming after Legit.ng shared a list of creative Nigerian breakfasts that parents can serve to their kids. Knowing that food is important to humans every each day, how meals are packaged are of paramount importance.

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