Crafty man wows social media with goods made using coconut shells

Crafty man wows social media with goods made using coconut shells

- Hodonu Nathaniel has shown that the continent's citizens have something to offer with their creativity

- Nathaniel converts coconut shells into beautiful crafts and he has received commendations online

- The Nigerian man converts coconut shells into cups, jugs, lamps, spoons, kettles, among others

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A Nigerian man identified as Hodonu Nathaniel has joined other nationals making the country proud with their creativity.

The creative Nigerian man converts coconut shells into beautiful handcrafts. Nathaniel's works were shared on Charles Nwali's Facebook page.

Some of the things Nathaniel makes with coconut shells include cups, jugs, lamps, spoons and kettles. Nigerians have been displaying how creative they are in recent times, and this is a testament to the fact that some are now thinking out of the box to provide for themselves.

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Nigerian man converts coconut shell into handcrafts

Hodonu Nathaniel and his handcrafts. Photo credit: Charles Nwali
Source: UGC

With the limited white-collar jobs available, Nigerians are now creating opportunities for themselves instead of waiting for the government to provide opportunities for them.

Facebook users took to the comment section of the post to commend Nathaniel for his creativity.

Salome Makplang Ayuba wrote: "In this country? This is awesome."

Another Facebook user Awoniyi Ayodeji Moyosola wrote: "Wow, these are extremely beautiful. Well done sir."

Lépà Bòý wrote: "So lovely, he was my art teacher back in secondary school."

Ann Anwuzia wrote: "This is simply amazing! Wow! So creative and beautiful. Congratulations!"

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Many are getting creative these days instead of sitting around and doing nothing. Recall that a young Nigerian man identified as Tosin Arogundade invented a pressing iron that uses gas.

Tosin said he alongside one other person had been working on the project for three years, adding that their invention is up to standard. He said they need help for their invention to be mass-produced for use.

The young man's invention is timely in a country where electricity is one of the major problems facing the populace.

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