My Girlfriend Like Me Die, Says Talented Nigerian Pencil Artist, Osarimen Joshua Who Was Born With Disability
- Osarimen Joshua is making waves as a talented Nigerian pencil artist, despite having a physical disability
- Joshua who also plays football said he was born the way he is and that he has no option but to accept himself the way God made him
- The young man, who said he can draw and also knows how to operate a computer, disclosed that his girlfriend also likes him the way he is
A talented artist, Osarimen Joshua has said he likes himself the way God created him, despite having a physical disability. A look into his gallery reveals wonderful artworks including a pencil drawing of Nigerian musician, Falz.
According to Joshua, his mother named him "Osarimen" meaning "God gave me" when he was born. He said his mum accepted him just the way he is.
My girlfriend likes me too
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Not only does he love himself the way he is, but Joshua also intimated that his girlfriend loves and accepts him.
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He also said he knows how to operate a computer and play football. Speaking to @bbcnewspidgin, Joshua said:
"I no get any regret say I be like dis becos I don already accept life as e be. I no fit change wetin God don do. E do me like dis and I accept am."
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Social media users react
Nigerians on Instagram have reacted sharply to the man's video. Here are a few comments sampled for your readership:
"Self-love is very important."
"I like my self just the way I am."
"Girls de love oooo.. some men no fit .. nice one."
"Lord I am so grateful for how u made me sorry for those times I was complaining, at least I'm more better than some persons."
"Awwww, this is very inspirational. Self love is KEY."
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In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a blind man who works as a generator engineer said he was not born blind.
The man identified as Chinedu said he lost his sight in 2017, but refused to stop working as an engineer.
His story touched many people who wondered how he manages to do his work in his condition.