My Husband Abandoned Me With Our 5 Children, I Now Clean Toilets To Feed, But I'm Getting Tired-Nigerian Mum

My Husband Abandoned Me With Our 5 Children, I Now Clean Toilets To Feed, But I'm Getting Tired-Nigerian Mum

  • A Nigerian mother has narrated the shocking details of how she manages to take care of her children in the city of Lagos
  • The woman identified as Tolulope said she and the husband no longer live together due to irreconcilable differences that have bugged their marriage
  • To survive with her kids, Tolulope worked with the Lagos state Waste Management Agency (LAWMA), before leaving to clean for private people

Tolulope Mosebolatan, a mother of 5 has told the story of how she is barely managing to feed her children in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos.

According to the woman, she is no longer together with her husband and since then, life has been hellish for her and her kids.

Nigerian Mother, Tolulope Mosebolatan who lives in Lagos has cried out in video, saying she takes care of her 5 kids alone after her husband left her.
Tolulope narrated her shocking story, saying she is getting tired of the whole suffering. Photo credit: LegitTV
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She became a cleaner to feed

Narrating her shocking story to LegitVT Tolulope said she clean's people's toilets, estates, compounds, bathrooms, compounds to be able to buy food for the children.

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She worked with LAWMA for some years where she collected a salary of N12,000 but later quit the job because of chest pain resulting from long inhalation of street dust.

No other option, she continued cleaning

But she was left with no other job and had to go into cleaning again, this time, cleaning people's toilets and estates. When asked how she feeds her children, Tolulope said:

"I have like four compounds that I use to clean. A month, they give me N3,000. I have like 3 houses paying N3,000 and I have one paying N4,000. I even work at Maryland, clean house there every Saturday."

She said if she have money, she will open a shop since she is getting very tired of the cleaning job. She said she has a painful chest and kneel despite the fact that her daughter has been helping her out.

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Dad has mental issues, mum is in debt and I'm equally sick, lady narrates her ordeal

Meanwhile, has previously reported that a Nigerian lady cried out in video after she was overwhelmed by the suffering of her family.

According to the lady named Chifunnaya, her father has mental challenges which made him to lose his job where he worked as a driver in a commercial bank. She also said her mother is in huge debt which takes all the family's income and leaves them with little to feed with.

According to her, she herself is also sick, having developed strange rashes on her body which has refused to go for many years now.


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Israel Usulor (Human-Interest editor) Israel Usulor is a journalist who has 9 years of experience. He worked at The Prime Newspaper and has published articles in TheCable Newspaper. Israel graduated with distinction from Fidei Polytechnic (Mass Commun, 2016). Israel has interviewed Zannah Mustapha, the man who helped negotiate the release of Chibok Girls, and Kunle Adeyanju, who rode a bike from London to Lagos. He covered exclusive stories on Chef Dami during her Guinness World Records cookathon. Email:

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