"Student Visa": Lady Relocates to UK, Sells Indomie, Fresh Tomatoes, Other Provisions

"Student Visa": Lady Relocates to UK, Sells Indomie, Fresh Tomatoes, Other Provisions

  • A Nigerian lady who could not get a job for many months in the UK opened an African store and became an entrepreneur
  • The lady said she had to change her student visa before she went into the business after a long period of unemployment
  • Many people in her comment section asked many questions and wanted to know how to own a business in the UK

A Nigerian lady who relocated to the UK on a student visa has gone online to narrate the challenges she faced.

The lady revealed she left a thriving business in Nigeria. She was frustrated for several months abroad because she could not get a job.

African store in UK/Store selling palim oil, noodles.
The lady showed off her store. The photo of tomatoes is for illustration purposes only and is not connected to the story. Photo source: @debs5040, Getty Images/Eugene Tejiri-kodu
Source: TikTok

Lady who was on UK student visa succeeded

She relied (@debs5040) on the funds she brought from Nigeria. After changing her naira to British pounds for a while, she considered returning home, but her mother encouraged her.

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Now, the lady has an African store that sells Nigerian provisions like Indomie, fresh tomatoes, palm oil, and others.

Watch her video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Dr Silva said:

"This is amazing. God bless your hustle."

kemi olusanya asked:

"Weldone but please how can I open one where I am too."

keeinah1 said:

"Love that…. Drop the city, ur doing well ️did u have to change ur visa to global talent or something."

She replied:

"Thank you. It’s in Bradford. You can get the innovator or start up visa with it."

IDEASwithMrWood said:

"And some will keep talking bad of the UK. Laziness and instant gratification is the problem of many. Congratulations Jare."

zaybabe asked:

"Congratulations what are the criteria to open Africa store?"

She replied:

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"Nothing much, register as a food business with your council and get the approval, that’s it."

Francine asked:

"Congratulations but are you allowed to run a business as a student?"

She answered:

"Not as a student. I opened it after graduation."

Nigerian lady left N200m business for UK

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady with a thriving business in Nigeria made an emotional video showing her relocating to the UK.

The lady (@sandiezcollectionuk) said the business was worth N200m when she left. Her workers were teary as she bade them farewell. She hugged them.

Source: Legit.ng

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