Young Nigerian Man in Village Looks for Job, Sweeps Compound as He Seeks Help Online

Young Nigerian Man in Village Looks for Job, Sweeps Compound as He Seeks Help Online

  • A young man who is looking for a better opportunity in life made a video to show people he was tired of staying in the village
  • The Nigerian man swept around his compound with a long broom as many TikTokers pitied his condition
  • People came into his comment sections with many job options, while some asked what his skills were

A young man has gathered sympathy online after he made a video asking God to remember him and change his story.

Shirtless, the man swept a big bare compound with a broom made from leaves. He said he was tired of the village.

Man in the village/Sweeping a compound.
The man swept his compound in the village. Photo source: @engrbishop1
Source: TikTok

Man looking for job

Many people rushed to his comment section to offer him (@engrbishop1) job opportunities that could take him out of the village.

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The man also told a few people he was good at painting, wiring, and wallpaper installation - everything related to a house's interior.

Painting as good job

An interior decor designer, Seyi Oluwatunde, said that the man's skillset is in high demand in high demand in the construction industry. He said:

"If he is good in the areas he mentioned, he would not be short of jobs. Painting alone could fetch him more money. I advise he moves to the city where his skill is needed more."

Watch his video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

Mhiz Diamond Amaka asked:

"Can u do a security job in Abuja? Free accommodation nd payment is attracting."

Margret Mmesoma said:

"Bro e no easy for city, feel like coming back to village."

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Stargirl asked:

"Do you have any skills one can patronize you?"

@adachimerezejanny23rd march said:

"Another day in my life to cry for a total stranger."


"Where are you from? And would you love coming to Abuja to start life?"

kelvino said:

"Life no balance me that's looking for a way to come back village to relax myself."

Ekwe Domasus Somadina said:

"This is me thinking on how to pay 2m house rent someone else is there crying to come to the city life no balance."

donability01 said:

"If you can work with me in Abuja."

Ifee said:

"Omo we did this in our childhood. Not easy mehn."

Nwankwo Oluchi said:

"Please God remember me too. I really want to Own my own shop to take care of my kids."

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young Nigerian man dumped all pride and travelled abroad to seek a better opportunity as a cleaner.

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The man (@omoakure01) shared a video of one of the days he was at work. He was very happy to be making ends meet in the UK.


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Joseph Omotayo (HOD Human-Interest) Joseph Omotayo has been writing for the human interest desk since 2019 and is currently the head of the desk. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a degree in Literature in English in 2016. He once worked for Afridiaspora, OlisaTV & CLR. He is a 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking fellow. He can be reached via:

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