Smart Igbo man borrows N1.5m from mother to start business, makes massive profits, surprises her

Smart Igbo man borrows N1.5m from mother to start business, makes massive profits, surprises her

- A hardworking young man, Lotanna Ezeike, has succeeded and profited from the loan he took from his mother

- Eighteen months after going into a business with the loan, the man was able to pay the woman back

- Tweeps congratulated Ezeike, saying he must have really made his mum proud with the economic gain

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A Nigerian man, Lotanna Ezeike, has revealed how the financial help he got from his mother changed his life forever.

In a post on Wednesday, March 3, the man said his mum gave him £3,000 (N1,592,900.70) as capital for his business.

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According to Ezeike, after one year and six months in the business, he succeeded and paid off all his debts.

Smart Igbo man borrows N1.5m from mother to start business, makes massive profits, surprises her
Many praised the young man's inspiring determination in making the mother proud. Photo source: @lottsxpo
Source: Twitter

In a subsequent tweet, the man shared a video showing him and his mum. Many praised his strong determination to succeed.

See his post below:

At the time of writing this report, his tweet has gathered over 13,000 likes with over 1,000 retweets. compiled some of the reactions below:

@Technical_Leon said:

"I hope you paid her back with interest mate."

@Jazz_Singh4 said:

"Congratulations bro, keep up the grind it’s hella motivating."

@AKS said:

"I don’t even know you and reading this makes me happy. Well done."

@jody_lecompte said:

"Mums are great because they always have more faith in you than anyone else ever will. Congratulations on your success!"

@Devoladdie said:

"What many dream of doing! That's amazing. I pray your success continues!!"

@The_One1001 said:

"Mums are everything... Now retire her, love to you brother."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @ElvisOkhifo demonstrated great thoughtfulness and the result of it changed his life for good.

In a tweet on Wednesday, December 23, the man said he sold the iPhone X he won in a competition in 2018 so as to get capital for his photography business.

He said he knew very early that he could not afford the device or be able to fix it if it goes faulty.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.


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