Young Nigerian man with suit and tie hawks kola nuts, sweets in Abuja traffic, his video goes viral

Young Nigerian man with suit and tie hawks kola nuts, sweets in Abuja traffic, his video goes viral

- A man has gone viral after a video captured him selling his wares in a busy Abuja traffic

- Many people who had seen him before spoke about the hawker's determination

- During his transaction, the man maintained a safe distance from his customer while wearing a face mask

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The video of a man who chose to go corporate with his hawking business has gone viral after the clip surfaced on the internet.

Former senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, who shared the video said he met the man when he was driving into Abuja.

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Perfectly dressed, the man also wore a face mask and kept it on while he was talking with Shehu in his car.

The man has a small tray containing kola nuts, sweets, and other items on one hand as he supports the wares with another.

See his video below:

Hours after the clip went live on Thursday, March 4, the man's video had close to 15,000 views at the time of writing this report.

Below are some of the reactions:

@efirstconsults said:

"I like him. Trades around Nyanya or Karu junction, FCT. Wears full corporate outfit sometimes."

@naseergoro said:

"Absolutely interesting, I used 2 see him every morning at Karu-bridge on my way 2 the office, even this morning I was telling my colleague that my broda change his top/neck tied today."
Young Nigerian man with suits and tie hawks kola nuts, sweets in Abuja traffic, his video goes viral
A Nigerian hawker's appearance has been commended by people on social media. Photo source: @shehusani/Twitter, @efirstconsults, Hannibal Hanschke
Source: Getty Images

@ArinDanjuma said:

"He is just looking good for his office... May God bless the hustle."

@toyinkush said:

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"I love this man. I'm proud to call him a fellow Nigerian. How I wish you got his number. His sense of contentment is in the words of our senator, commendable."

@ed_onmata said:

"It’s clear that the young man was destined for greatness, but his parents lack the well withal to take him there. Senator, I appeal to you and every well meaning Nigerian to help him realise his corporate ambitions."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a corporate fruit seller in Benin identified as Abraham Chukwu said people patronise him because he dresses well.

In an inspiring video, 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.

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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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