Lagos Man From Surulere Opens Roadside 'Mama Put' in London, Oyinbo People Line Up to Buy Nigerian Jollof Rice

Lagos Man From Surulere Opens Roadside 'Mama Put' in London, Oyinbo People Line Up to Buy Nigerian Jollof Rice

  • A Nigerian man is currently running a very clean, modern and popular 'mama put' restaurant in a London street called Spitalfields
  • The man identified as Azeez said he started the restaurant called 2 Nigerian Boys with one other friend but that he now runs it alone
  • In a photo shared on Twitter by @IamOlajideAwe, some Oyinbo people were seen queueing up to buy sumptuous Nigerian jollof rice

A Nigerian man called Azeez has taken sweet Nigerian jollof rice to the streets of London, putting the rare taste on the lips of many Oyinbo people.

In a photo shared on Twitter by @IamOlajideAwe, some Oyinbo people could be seen as they lined up to buy food from the restaurant.

Azeez sells Nigerian Jollof Rice in London street called Spitalfields.
Oyinbos like the rice as they line up to buy. Photo credit: @IamOlajideAwe and 2.nigerianboys
Source: UGC

We were two when we started

In a short chat with Legit.ng reporter, Azeez said he started the restaurant with one other person, but that he now runs it alone.

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Azeez said:

"I'm from Lagos, Surulere. We live in London so we decided to bring food to the city. We were two when we started but now, I'm running myself."

When @IamOlajideAwe shared the tweet, it generated interest from Nigerians who commended the hustling spirit of the man.

See the tweet below:

Nigerians on Twitter react

Nigerians quickly took to the comment section of the tweet to express their views. See some of what they are saying below:

@iam_FPresident said:

"Nice one. I hope we have the same courage to sell food in Nigeria as young men. Ameen."

@Nedujizzy1 reacted:

"I had to go follow you. People who pray for others to strive genuinely, mehn that's something even if them no like am or retweet, we see you."

@Temitope_AA said:

"Oyinbo queuing up for Jollof rice?"

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@MaziAkuchie said:

"Nice one. This is hustling and working hard. Keep it up guys. More doors will open for growth."

Nigerians in shock after seeing an expensive but tiny one-room apartment in London

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Nigerians expressed shock after seeing a small one-room apartment in London.

The tiny room which goes for N220k raised questions about the cost of living in the popular city.

Some Nigerians drew a comparison between London and Lagos, especially Lekki where they said there were better apartments than the ones seen in London.

Source: Legit.ng

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