Courageous Lady Who Spent Years in University Drops Degree, Learns Handwork and Becomes a Carpenter

Courageous Lady Who Spent Years in University Drops Degree, Learns Handwork and Becomes a Carpenter

  • A Nigerian lady has publicly announced that she has become a carpenter after graduating from the university
  • The lady said she dropped her university degree after she successfully learned a handwork that would fetch her money
  • After she made the post on TikTok, many people congratulated her and said she was very hardworking

A Nigerian lady who graduated from the university has shunned white-collar jobs for carpentry.

The lady publicly announced to people that she is now a carpenter despite being a degree holder.

Lady who graduated from university becomes a carpenter.
The lady said she had become a carpenter. Photo credit: TikTok/@felicitydefurnituremaker.
Source: TikTok

Felicity made a post on TikTok, showing the day she did her defence at the tertiary institution, but noted that she was ditching the certificate.

She wrote:

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"I dropped my degree to be a carpenter."

Numerous videos on her TikTok handle show the lady working at a carpentry workshop.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as lady becomes a carpenter

Many of her followers expressed a lot of admiration for her because she had the courage to learn handwork. gathered some of the reactions below:

@B said:

"Why is this video not going viral."

@queenmotherqueen0 said:

"God bless my dear. You will soon see you in America. With your hand work you can never suffered."

@user8124467025831 said:

"Me too, I dropped mine to be a baddest hair stylist. I also paint and install wallpaper."


"This post is supposed to be going very very viral like so VIRAL!"

@gelato said:

"You are going places."

@Strong woman said:

"I am dropping mine to farming. I was scared. Thanks for inspiring."

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@Mara said:

"Beautiful strong lady."

@FAVOR said:

"God will bless you for that paa dear."

@Ephya Nocturnal commented:

"God should bless your handiwork sis."

@Chun said:

"School don dey useless for Nigeria oo."

Lady bags a degree in mathematics

Meanwhile, reported that a Nigerian lady successfully completed her studies and bagged a master's degree in mathematics.

On the day of her graduation, the lady rocked a beautiful native attire, which made her stand out from other graduands.

She said she is called the Iyalaje of mathematics, and many Nigerians have praised her for achieving the feat.


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