One of a Kind: 26-Year-Old Nigerian Lady Seen Driving Tanker, Photos Go Viral

One of a Kind: 26-Year-Old Nigerian Lady Seen Driving Tanker, Photos Go Viral

  • A Nigerian lady has been seen driving a fuel tanker, and a man shared her photos on Twitter, revealing how shocked he was after seeing what she could do
  • The lady named Yemi was seen standing close to tanker trucks in the interesting photos shared on Twitter by @bjyomyom
  • Tanker driving is generally considered a job for men, and it is rare to see a woman doing well in such a male-dominated area

A brave lady simply identified as Yemi has been seen driving a tanker in photos shared on Twitter by @bjyomyom.

In the interesting photos seen by, Yemi was standing close to tanker trucks.

Photos of Yemi, Nigerian female tanker driver.
Yemi's dexterity has wowed many. Photo credit: @bjyomyom.
Source: Twitter

Rare to see women driving a tanker

Driving a tanker is primarily considered a job meant for men in Nigeria, and seeing a lady doing it and succeeding stirs some interest.

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Sharing the photos, @bjyomyom wrote:

"Meet Yemi a 26-year-old fuel truck driver. A school cert holder who started driving articulated vehicles at age 21. Her easy dexterity awed me. An inspiration to hardworking youngsters."

See his full tweet below:

Netizens applaud female truck driver

Some internet users who saw the photos were equally impressed and commended the lady.

Austin @plusadorable commented:

"Independent lady. Wow,wow,wow! Bravo!"

Chibueze Paschal @ChibuezePascha5 added:

"She’s really brave."

Nigerian lady who repairs windshields says she likes the job

In a related story, reported that a Nigerian lady who repairs car windshields said she started the job before she got married.

According to the lady identified as Titilayo, she wanted to do something unique with her life; hence she went to learn the work.

In an interview with LegitTV, it was revealed that Titilayo has a National Diploma but now works in a mechanic shop.

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Also, in another story, reported that a lady became a shoemaker after she could not continue with her education due to a lack of funds.

Although she initially started working, she also resigned to concentrate more on acquiring the skill which she says she loves so much.

Today, the lady named Osinachi Nwogu owns her personal shop in Port Harcourt and has six apprentices who are learning under her. Her story went viral and attracted the attention of social media users in Nigeria.


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