- 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).
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
"Wetin pay before you buy warehouse alaye share update ."
"Patience and consistency."
"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 ."
"This is an inspiration."
"God bless us all."
"Find a way out and win. That’s priceless."
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"Bros you Dey lie na wire check You chop and him you take open the store ."
"Amazing story of grass to grace. That hustle you’re doing, put in your best, your hard work will pay off someday."
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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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