University graduate hawks food in the streets to survive

University graduate hawks food in the streets to survive

As the rate of unemployment grows in Nigeria, many graduates and unemployed youths are finding ways to make ends meet, many are creating legit and industrious ways to make money.

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A Facebook user identified as Timothy Ofoegbu has shared an encounter with a Nigerian female graduate who hawks food in Abuja.

According to him, as youths are complaining of unemployment many people are creating jobs and ways to help themselves.

He narrated meeting the lady at Wuse in Abuja when he went for a meeting, the lady whose name is Chy chy, told him she doesn't want to depend on anybody for money and has resorted to selling cooked rice to make ends meet.

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According to Chy chy, she needs to take care of herself and her aging parents by herself without being a burden on other people.

Timothy took pictures of Chy chy and shared on his page as an encouragement to youths who are jobless to motivate them to create something of their own.

He wrote: "A FEMALE GRADUATE HAWKS FOOD AT ABUJA.

While many youths are complaining of unemployment and sitting at home, a female graduate cooks and hawk the food at Abuja. I met her near UBEC office at Wyse Zone 4 today where I went for a meeting. I bought her food and it was very delicious. I encouraged her not to give up. She says she don't want to be a burden to any one. She wants to take care of herself and her aging parents. Her name is ChyChy and I am proud of her. She gave her permission to this photograph with me and affirmation to this post."

A female graduate in Nigeria hawks food in the streets of Abuja

Nigerian graduate hawks food to make ends meet. Source: Timothy Ofoegbu/Facebook.

A female graduate in Nigeria hawks food in the streets of Abuja

Nigerian graduate hawks food to make ends meet. Source: Timothy Ofoegbu/Facebook.

Chy chy is really a hard worker and very courageous at that, creating means of fending for herself without living in the guise of unemployment is something very commendable.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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