- Yemi Shittu, a mother of seven, has cried out about her living as she manages to live in one room with her children
- The mother of seven said she never wanted to have many children, adding that God gave them all to her
- Yemi said before everything turned worse for her, she used to be a body cream hawker
A mother of seven children and an Osogbo indigene, Yemi Shittu, living in a room in Lagos state has cried out about her living condition, saying she needs a job to better her family.
In an interview with the Legit TV team, she said she never planned to have as many kids. When she was asked how many she would have wanted, she replied four.
When the interviewer asked her how she and her family cope with living in a room, the woman said that they are managing the situation.
She said that she could not get a good education because her father could not pay for her education past junior secondary school 2 as he had two wives.
The mother of seven said she was selling body cream but had to stop due to money.
Yemi's husband is a mechanic and he was the one who empowered her with her previous cream selling business.
Watch the full interview below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that as people were trying to recover from the economic hardship the lockdown on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja caused, a single mother of three children appealed to the government not to reintroduce it.
The single mother said that she is the only one fending for her kids and her old mother in the village.
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A roadside popcorn seller, she added that she does not have any other means of survival as her husband ran away five years ago.
In narrating how that happened, the woman said that he just upped and left, packing his load in a N100 polythene bag, without giving any reason.
On how she has been protecting herself, the woman has three face masks which she alternatively uses every day as she added that once she wears one, she does not pull it off until she gets home.
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