Nigerian Man who Turned Model from Sleeping Under Lagos Bridge Becomes a Celebrity, Gets Own Twitter Account

Nigerian Man who Turned Model from Sleeping Under Lagos Bridge Becomes a Celebrity, Gets Own Twitter Account

- A Nigerian man, Ali, seems set to take the modelling industry by storm as a Twitter account goes up in his name

- The man who had no prior modelling experience shot into the limelight when a Lagos photographer found him

- Ali's latest post on the bird app has got people appreciating how his life suddenly turned out for good

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In life, nobody knows what may happen next. Everyone only hopes that things turn out well. For Ali, when he woke up on Thursday, April 1, he never knew his fate would change.

Recall that Ali's life took a new turn when he had a chance-meeting with a Lagos-based photographer.

Known 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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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.

Fortune seems to keep smiling at Ali, he has now been set on a path to becoming the next big thing in the runway industry.

Nigerian man who turned model after sleeping under bridge in Lagos becomes a celebrity, opens Twitter account
People won't stop praising Ali for his change of fortune. Photo source: @aliolakunmi
Source: Twitter

On Monday, April 5, a Twitter account created for him posted:

"My name is Ali and I am born to be great."

His tweet has since gone viral, attracting thousands of comments on the platform. As at the time of writing this report, it has gathered 25,000 likes and thousands of retweets.

Below are some of the reactions:

@Missnyclady said:

"From grass to grace. What God cannot do doesn't exist."

@yussifsseidu said:

"You look like ngolo Kante and Kojo Nkansah."

@Showolemutiu002 said:

"When your time ripe to succeed your helper will locate you, from under bridge hustle to fame."

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@_aitchh___ said:

"God wey pick your call, go pick my own call."

@cal_me_Maris said:

"I see Louis Vuitton ambassador in Ali. Ali abeg no forget me wen the contract come."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a heartwarming video was shared online by a man with the Instagram handle @isaiahgarzaintl, who is seen helping a homeless man. In the clip, the kind man asked the homeless man what would put a smile on his face.

The homeless guy responded that a tent, a blanket and some food would really make him happy. Not long into the clip, the man left to buy all the things and gave them to the pleasantly surprised homeless guy.


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