- Abraham Chukwu is a corporate fruit seller in Benin, Edo state, whose unique style of selling fruit is inspiring
- The elderly man is usually seen in a corporate dress while pushing a show glass full of fruits
- The fruit seller says it does not cost much to be neat when selling edible items
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A corporate fruit seller in Benin identified as Abraham Chukwu has said people patronise him because he dresses well.
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In an inspiring video by BBC News Pidgin, Chukwu who wore a shirt and a tie could be seen pushing a show glass full of fruits on the streets of Benin.
The corporate fruit seller, who enjoys country music as he pushes his show glass around town, said people who sell fruits should not be unkempt.
He said it does not cost much to be neat when selling edible items, adding that he bought his tie for the sum of N600.
Chukwu said he has been a servant for many people but he had to quit and start selling fruit because being a servant was not favourable to him.
In other news, in Nigeria, the availability of farm produce influences to a large extent their affordability and the pace of businesses in major markets across the state.
The three major factors that affect the supply of farm produce positively and negatively are the seasonal factors, weather condition and the transportation system.
This period, there are farm produce that are in season and are supplied in large quantities to the market due to bountiful harvest but fruit sellers informed Legit.ng that there are others that are supplied in low quantity due to seasonal changes.
They attributed their level of supply of the produce to the high cost of transportation and the security challenges in the country, especially on major highways.
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