- Abraham Chukwu is a 'corporate' fruit seller in Nigeria whose unique style of selling fruit is inspiring
- The elderly man is usually seen in a corporate dress while pushing a glass cabinet full of fruits
- The fruit seller says it does not cost much to be neat when selling edible items
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A 'corporate' fruit seller identified as Abraham Chukwu has said people patronise him because he dresses well.
In an inspiring video by BBC News Pidgin, Chukwu, wearing a shirt and a tie, could be seen pushing a glass show cabinet full of fruit on the streets of Benin.
The 'corporate' fruit seller, who enjoys country music as he pushes his show glass around town, said people who sell food should not be unkempt.
He said it helps to be when selling edible items.
Chukwu said he has been a servant for many people but he had to quit and start selling fruit because being a servant was not favourable to him. In other news, the availability of farm produce influences to a large extent their affordability and the pace of businesses in major markets across the state.
The three major factors that affect supply of farm produce positively and negatively are the seasonal factors, weather conditions and the transportation system.
This period, there are farm produce that are in season and are supplied in large quantities to the market due to bountiful harvest, but fruit sellers informed Briefly.co.za that there are others that are supplied in low quantity due to seasonal changes.
They attributed their level of supply of the produce to high cost of transportation and the security challenges in the country, especially on major highways.
In related news, a Nigerian entrepreneur identified as Marksman Chinedu Ijiomah has put a smile on a young boy's face after gifting him R2 100 after tasting his product.
Ijiomah took to his Facebook page to share his encounter with the groundnut seller, who approached him for patronage. According to Ijiomah, he told the young boy that he was not interested in buying his groundnuts but the boy asked him to test and buy from him later.
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