Man Sleeping Under Bridge in Lagos Turns Model after Being Spotted by Photographer

Man Sleeping Under Bridge in Lagos Turns Model after Being Spotted by Photographer

- Fashion designer, Afolabi Lagos shared pictures from a recent photoshoot with a homeless man in Ikeja, Lagos

- According to his post, the young man identified as Ali was found sleeping under a bridge where the photoshoot was to take place

- While waiting for their own model, Ali obliged to be used a model and the results have left social media users stunned

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Just like the famed Olajumoke Orisaguna, it appears a Nigerian man identified as Ali might just see his life change for the better, following a chance meeting with a fashion designer.

Identified as Afolabi Lagos, the creative left social media users stunned after he narrated his encounter with Ali and how he agreed to model for a shoot.

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Man Sleeping Under Bridge in Lagos Turns Model after Being Spotted by Photographer
Ali's photos have gone viral on social media. Photo credit: @afolabi_lagos
Source: Twitter

In the post, Afolabi revealed that while waiting for his model to show up for a shoot, he found Ali sleeping under a bridge and decided to get him to model instead.

A dark skin man with just the right attitude, Ali wowed the designer who stated that he was born to model.

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Afolabi wrote:

"I had a shoot today at ikeja, while were waiting for the model to arrive,we decided to meet with a guy(ALI) who was sleeping under the bridge to model for us . I would like to believe that Ali was born for this . His pose , his body structure and his skin tone was perfect. Ali is born for thisFireFire. Look at his face and pose . Everything came easy with him today. I made the outfit also."

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See how social media users are reacting to the post:


"Wow... He is stunning."


"Man's looking like he shot a scene last summer with Daniel kaluya."


"That scowl on his face and natural disinterest is the classic Agbero or street boy's look. He didn't have to practice it. His guys will be over the moon now with happiness. I am sure they are already telling him 'Ali, ma gbagbe awon tie o, konjeun lo ko de fi le awon boys o, Agba"


"Men he just did it the right way Fire please help in shaping his story of life."


"You sure say this one no be model for him first life ..Omo Naija just dey shatter dreams."


"Trust me, Ali's life changing moment is here. Na so GOD take dey change person condition."

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Shortly after the post went viral, Afolabi went back to the place he met Ali to tell him how well his photos were received on social media.

He wrote:

"I just meet with Ali right now and we are having a good chat about his pictures and the love he’s getting . So excited for the things that are to come for him . It’s a blessing ."

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This is similar to the story of Olajumoke Orisaguna who went from being a simple bread seller to a stunning model.

By being at the right place at the right time, all of these changed and the beautiful 30-year-old lady found her godmother in the person of TY Bello. Ever since TY Bello stumbled on Olonode Street, Yaba, Lagos, her life has never ceased to be a realistic model for many who lived and breathed in the world of fantasy.

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