"From Nothing to Something": Roadside Cloth Seller Hits Jackpot, Flaunts His New Store in Video

"From Nothing to Something": Roadside Cloth Seller Hits Jackpot, Flaunts His New Store in Video

  • A Nigerian man identified as Usman Ekukoyi has shared a video showing how his fashion business got transformed
  • Sharing his video on TikTok, he revealed how he started from scratch and hustled so hard in order to make it
  • Social media users have showered accolades on the resilient hustler who has now made it big in Lagos state

Usman Ekukoyi, a Nigerian man who used to sell used clothes (okrika) has shared his transformation story.

In his recent post on TikTok, Usman revealed that he started his business from nothing, but God helped him scale through.

Years ago, Usman used to sell his clothes by the roadside at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA).

Okrika seller, jackpot, makes it big
Roadside cloth seller shares transformation video Photo Credit: Usman Ekukoyi
Source: UGC

Sometimes, he'd go the extra mile to hawk it around campus and even to hostels where students always patronized him.

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In his words:

"I started from nothing, like from scratch. Days of missing classes, tests, to travel down to Lagos from FUTA to buy USED cloths just to sell in school. Days of trekking/hawking from hostels to hostels, omooooooooooo God is the greatest. That boy don turn to 2 big stores owner in Mandilas Lagos island."

Watch the video below:

Social media users react to Usman's transformation video

Moponz said:

"Wetin pay before you buy warehouse alaye share update ."

Hairbybeautybar_ reacted:

"Patience and consistency."

Firaouch wrote:

"Perseverance and Grace nor be ya mate oo."

Boudicca__london remarked: reacted:

"Nawao senior man drop update if I hear say you no be aza man ."

Kwamezack_ noted:

"This is an inspiration."

Officialibidun wrote:

"God bless us all."

Francis_ukotte reacted:

"Find a way out and win. That’s priceless."

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Hommies_villa_collections_ reacted:

"Bros you Dey lie na wire check You chop and him you take open the store ."

Busari_abdulhafeez noted:

"Amazing story of grass to grace. That hustle you’re doing, put in your best, your hard work will pay off someday."

“Not everything is yahoo”: Transformation photos of Nigerian who used to work as cleaner, security man

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a young Nigerian man with the TikTok handle @successcloud has shared a video that documented all the struggles he has been through.

The clip has his throwback photos of when he was a security man, dancer, and graphic designer, all in an effort to make it.

He added that not every success should be attributed to yahoo (fraud) as he advised people to hustle hard to achieve their dreams.

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Source: Legit.ng

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