- A Nigerian cocoa farmer, Ernest Obiaganyi, has shown that there is much to be gained when people embrace hard work
- The man who had nothing before venturing into agriculture now boasts of a successful farm and other businesses
- Ernest's wife identified as Tessy said he endured hardship with her husband because she was sure that things would get better for them
A Nigerian man who started farming 11 years ago has narrated how he had nothing when he ventured into agriculture business.
Speaking with Legit TV, the man identified as Ernest Obiaganyi said his wife endured hardship with him for 11 years before finally making it in the business.
According to Ernest, he decided to go into farming because he was tired of being broke when he was a tailor.
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Ernest, who is into cocoa farming, said he did not have a shop when he was a tailor and that his neighbours would leave for their farm in the morning and bring enough money home while he had nothing.
Also speaking, Ernest's wife identified as Tessy said she loves her husband because he is hardworking.
Tessy also attested to the fact that her husband had nothing when she met him, adding that his hard work has earned him success.
According to her, she endured hardship with her husband because she was sure they would make it someday.
Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian lady identified as Nyifamu Ogechi Manzo inspired people on social media with her success story a year after investing in poultry farming.
Sharing her story on Twitter, Nyifamu said she started poultry farming in a spare room her dad allowed her and her brother to use.
"We started from 50 birds and then 70, 100 and 120 birds over time."
Nyifamu said she thought of expanding her business and owning a farm since she had built relations and acquired a good number of customers.
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