- A lady has shared a poignant moment during a church service that motivated her to strive for financial independence
- This happened when the person in charge of distributing food items to the less privileged made an 'insensitive' announcement
- Netizens who read her story expressed empathy towards her experience and criticised the insensitivity of the announcement
A Nigerian lady has gotten netizens emotional after narrating the experience she had in church which ignited her quest for success.
The lady identified as @Medauko11 on X said she attended a church service where food items were being distributed to the less privileged.
Lady shares tearful moment of food distribution for less privileged
However, how the person in charge announced the recipients left a lasting impact on her.
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As the person in charge read out the names of the recipients, they referred to the food items as "Food items for the VERY POOR," and the young lady's family name was mentioned.
Overwhelmed with emotions, tears escaped her eyes, and she had a profound realisation that she needed to make money to improve her financial circumstances.
“It was during a church service. They wanted to share food items to the less privileged. The person in charge read out the names of as he said in quote, "Food items for the VERY POOR" and my family's name was mention. A tear came out of my eyes and in my mind"I need to make money.”
Netizens criticise insensitive church announcement
Netizens on Twitter expressed sympathy towards the young lady, relating to her emotional response and understanding the impact of the announcement on her.
Many criticised the person in charge for using such language, emphasising the importance of sensitivity and compassion when addressing individuals in need.
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“This really hit me.”
“That "very" was completely unnecessary. But it is well with the righteous and thy expectations will never be cut short.”
“The way the person qualify the statement with the adjective "very poor" show say e no dey fear God at all.”
“Omo. That's way messed up man.”
“Mehn that hurt. Sorry.”
“Some people are just so mean the 'very' is not necessary at all.”
“Why couldn't he say for 'families in need' or something similarly charitable?”
“I wish you and your family the best in all you do.”
“I'm really sorry I hope God will bless you and your family abundantly.”
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Lady laments over poor patronage at shop
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a woman has cried out on social media that her business is experiencing low patronage. The lady identified as Benyiwah Amoah shared a clip on TikTok showcasing how stocked her shop is and said that only one person has patronised her.
She lamented that it is almost 12 pm and wondered what could be responsible for her business problem. From her video, it was observed that she deals in food items such as rice, noodles, cooking oil and tissue paper.
Her video went viral on the social media platform, amassing close to N100k views. It did her well as some netizens wanted to know where her shop was located, while others simply proffered solutions to her.