- A Nigerian cocoa farmer, Ernest Obiaganyi, has shown that there is much to be gained when people embrace hard work
- The man who had nothing before venturing into agriculture now boasts of a successful farm and other businesses
- Ernest's wife identified as Tessy said he endured hardship with her husband because she was sure that things would get better for them
A Nigerian man who started farming 11 years ago has narrated how he had nothing when he ventured into agriculture business. Some times you have to start from the bottom to truly appreciate what you have.
Speaking with Briefly.co.za, the man identified as Ernest Obiaganyi said his wife endured hardship with him for 11 years before finally making it in the business. These two persevered to make something of their situation and are a true inspiration.
According to Ernest, he decided to go into farming because he was tired of being broke when he was a tailor.
Ernest, who is into cocoa farming, said he did not have a shop when he was a tailor and that his neighbours would leave for their farm in the morning and bring enough money home while he had nothing.
Also speaking, Ernest's wife identified as Tessy said she loves her husband because he is hardworking. There is nothing more important to her than a man who works hard to provide.
Tessy also attested to the fact that her husband had nothing when she met him, adding that his hard work has earned him success.
According to her, she endured hardship with her husband because she was sure they would make it someday.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that a man has with the Twitter handle @Tenndurag showcased the piece his auntie sewed as he modelled in it, striking different poses. In a Twitter post on Saturday, December 12, the man captioned photos of the jacket as:
"Y'all look what my auntie made for me."
The auntie made him a jacket and a cap that look very much like one a valet at a five-star hotel would wear. The blue and gold piece has a padded bottom with a blue rope at the back.
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