I Became a Taxi Driver Because I Couldn’t Get Money to Register for JAMB: Nigerian Lady Reveals in Video

I Became a Taxi Driver Because I Couldn’t Get Money to Register for JAMB: Nigerian Lady Reveals in Video

  • A young Nigerian lady who read mineral and petroleum resources at Auchi Polytechnic has revealed why she became a taxi driver
  • The lady stated that though many do not know, she was unable to proceed to the university because she could not afford the N5,000 exam fee
  • People who reacted to her story on Facebook prayed that her destiny helper will locate her very soon

A 22-year-old lady, Lucia Osamo, has revealed that she became a taxi driver because she could not afford N5,000 to register for JAMB.

In an exclusive interview with Legit TV’s Temitope Wuraola, she said that she sometimes gets hit on by some of her male customers who would say that she is too pretty to be doing her kind of work.

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The lady wants to be an engineer.
The lady said that sometimes men cancel trips because she is female.
Source: Original

My experiences as a driver

Narrating one of her experiences with a female customer, she said when she showed up, the lady asked where the original driver is.

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The young lady said that after finishing her ND in mineral and petroleum resources from Auchi Poly, she became a taxi driver when furthering her education was a big problem. Lucia added that she had to sponsor herself through polytechnic.

Her childhood dream is to become an engineer. Lucia said that most people always commented how young she is really is. According to her, people cancelled trips on her just because she is a lady.

Watch the video below:

What social media users are saying

Below are some of the reactions:

Tonia Ugochukwu Bishop said:

"So sad for a generation that will be sponsoring and voting BBN where women are showing their nakedness and plastic bomboms but will not help or sponsor ladies doing legit businesses or hustles. I weep for this generation!"

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Peace Udoh said:

"God is your strength dear, he will turn things around for ur favour. Believe in him for your story will soon change for good."

Adams Zamani Abdulmalik Inyass said:

"God will see you through my sister. This country is not smiling at all."

Saviola Sylva Sunday said:

"Always belive in urself and put all ur trust in God, he never sleeps nor slumber. Welldone."

Lady who became an okada rider

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a 24-year-old lady, Fortune Okudaye, narrated how she used her dispatch riding business to pay her school fees while she was in Lagos.

Fortune who is from Delta state said that the worst advice she has got from people was that she is too beautiful to be riding a bike under the hot sun in Lagos state.

Graduate dumps degree, becomes a driver

In similar news, a Nigerian graduate, Amarachi Ihezie, whose story went viral days ago for being a keke driver despite having a university degree spoke about her life.

Amarachi said that when she first informed her friends that she wanted to be a driver, they laughed and said that she is going into a male-dominated profession.

Source: Legit.ng

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Joseph Omotayo (HOD Human-Interest) Joseph Omotayo has been writing for the human interest desk since 2019 and is currently the head of the desk. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a degree in Literature in English in 2016. He once worked for Afridiaspora, OlisaTV & CLR. He is a 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking fellow. He can be reached via: joseph.omotayo@corp.legit.ng.

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