After Losing Father and Brother, Nigerian Graduate Struggles to Get Job, Breaks Silence

After Losing Father and Brother, Nigerian Graduate Struggles to Get Job, Breaks Silence

  • A recent Nigerian graduate who tragically lost her father in 2018, her cousin in 2019, and her brother in 2024, broke down in tears as she shared her struggles to find employment
  • In a heartfelt video posted on her social media page, she was visibly distressed, crying and wiping away tears
  • She expressed her frustration over the lack of job opportunities in Nigeria despite completing her degree and NYSC

A young Nigerian lady, who has faced the devastating losses of her father in 2018, her cousin in 2019, and her brother in 2024, has opened up about her difficulties in finding a job.

In a poignant video shared on her social media page, she tearfully expressed her frustration with the job market, highlighting her challenges despite having graduated and completed her NYSC.

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Nigerian lady laments unemployement
Unhappy Nigerian lady speaks about her predicament. Photo credit: @kristibella_22
Source: TikTok

The video by @kristibella_22 was captioned:

"Lost my dad in 2018, lost my cousin in 2019, lost my brother in 2024. Graduated and served yet no work. Frustration is killing me"

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Shortly after she shared it, the clip drew widespread attention and heartfelt responses from the online community.

Iman Muhammad, a young Nigerian lady, shared her thoughts on the rate of unemployment among youth:

"It is saddening to see that despite the efforts of the youth to pass through university, many still find it hard to find job. This has driven many to depression."

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

User2492438352403:

“Nne please learn skills, go out, interact with people it will help you, sorry for your loss. please take heart.”

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Creamysugar:

“God why did I come across your page I’m so heartbroken like I can’t believe I’m crying for a total stranger or are my crying because I can relate to your pain just stay strong.”

Kim Amanda:

“Tears doesn’t solve issues and it has never solved issuesissues just hope and trust God and i tell you 3 months from now everything is gonna turn around.”

Gold Fish Queen:

“This is the end no one will ever die again.”

King berry:

“So sorry sunshine heaven hears your voice and feels your pain but the end to that has come by his grace heaven rest their soul.”

Mimi:

“Stay strong pray to the supreme being god.he will come to your aid definitely.”

Berry Chinex:

“God is your strength pls hold strong sis I love you bye.”

Chibunns Innocent:

“Calm down sis all is gonna be well in with you in this hard and trying time.”

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UK-based lady who got new job speaks

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady living in the UK went to her new workplace without knowing what the job entailed.

The lady, @ochy_is_evergreen, told her TikTok followers that she was looking for an extra job.

In another development, Legit.ng also reported how a lady, Winfrida Nkini, excitedly announced getting her first tech job and celebrated it on social media.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

Authors:
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Basit Jamiu (Editor) Basit Jamiu is an award-winning journalist and a human interest editor with more than 5 years of experience in the media (Ikeja Bird, Prime Progress, The Movee). He started his journalism career after graduating from Ekiti State University in 2018. He is a 2023 MTN Media Fellow, OCRP Fellow at ICIR, and Accountability Fellow at CJID. He also has professional certificates in Information Management, Technical Writing, Digital Marketing from Google. He can be reached via basit.jamiu@corp.legit.ng.