No Man Is Ugly, Na Money No Dey: Hausa Man Selling Suya Becomes Model, Transformation Video Goes Viral
- A hardworking Nigerian man, Alhasan Ibrahim, from Kano state who sells suya in Ibadan has spoken about how he had a modelling stint
- Before he modelled, the man's face was properly groomed, an act that totally transformed his looks
- People who reacted to his video said that no man is really ugly as money could easily bring out their handsomeness
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A young Nigerian man, Alhasan Ibrahim, who came from Kano state to Ibadan to sell suya has had his life totally changed for good.
In a short video documentary shared by @onlyinnigeria on Instagram, the man said that he has a wife, children and relatives.
The moment his face transformed
At the start of the video, he could be seen tending to his suya trade. Seconds into the clip, he was getting good haircut at a barbing salon.
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A stylist tended well to his beards. After the haircut, he looked so different. In his modelling shoot, he posed like a pro. He revealed that the brand that gave him the opportunity blessed him several of their items.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions the video generated below:
"Everybody fine na money hold am."
"This made me cry idk it’s such a beautiful idea and everyone wins he’s an amazing model for the brand."
"Wow he is handsome, looking like black American basketballer."
"I hope he was paid in more than goodies. Depending on how long the ad will run he needs to get a buyout, just like EVERY OTHER model."
"And he looks great! What grooming can do!"
"Those pictures are fire."
Homeless Nigerian boy turned model
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the life of a young boy, Adeoye Fawaz, who became a media sensation months ago after Tunde Onakoya's Chess in the Slum introduced him to chess made it in life.
Months ago, the young Nigerian who was making ends meet as a conductor and living under Oshodi bridge won a chess championship.
In a series of tweets shared by Tunde on Friday, June 25, it was revealed that the same boy from Oshodi got his first modelling job.