Barber with bookshelf in his shop gets book donations from kind Nigerians

Barber with bookshelf in his shop gets book donations from kind Nigerians

- A Nigerian barber, Kevin, has become popular for encouraging a reading habit among his customers

- The man built a bookshelf in place of a television set so his customers can pass away time in a fruitful way

- Many Nigerians asked for his address in Lagos state, expressing the need to donate to his library and patronise his business

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A Nigerian man identified as POOJA on Twitter on Monday, November 23, shared how his favourite barber, Kevin, in Ojodu, Lagos state redecorated his shop and added a bookshelf.

The barber said he decided to put books in his shop because he wanted his customers to get busy with books while they wait to be attended to.

Kevin who said that he loves books expressed the need to make his customers fall in love with them too.

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Barber with bookshelf in his shop get book donations from kind Nigerians
Kevin's bookshelf for his customers grew with the book donations. Photo source: @Poojamedia
Source: Twitter

On Tuesday, December 15, weeks after he shared the tweet, the man did a follow-up post as he said that many Nigerians have since expressed willingness to help Kevin with books.

Someone donated five copies of a title, a package sent to the man all the way from Germany.

See his post below:

Below are some of the reactions the post got:

@azeezokeyale said:

"In this Ojodu? Where exactly please? I'm changing my barber!"

@kachi_kingsley said:

"Very brilliant of him but we as Nigerians still prefer TV Biko."


"Correct...This will surely set him apart from his competitors. Knowledge is life."

@jhayblues said:

"I have some books in store ... Might get some across once I'm around."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian barber with the Twitter handle @Topzycut who has been gaining the attention of the media with his super styling prowess again posted photos of his excellent work online.

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The young Nigerian first trended and broke the internet when he wowed people with the creative style he gave one of his models.

Then, he told tweeps that he stayed in Ogbomoso in Oyo state. Many clamoured for him to relocate, saying that he would hit it bigger in Lagos with his skill set.

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