- A Nigerian man has caused a commotion on social media as a video of his large yam barns emerged
- The man identified as Chief Goddey Ehiwarior said he has been building the yam barns for over 40 years
- In the trending video, the yam barns stretches several miles as many expressed awe at the sight
An emerging video of a Nigerian man's yam barns has gained huge traction on social media.
The big farmer named Chief Goddey Ehiwarior, in an Instagram video by gossipboyz1 took the video recorder the full length of one of his yam barns.
Goddey who married seven wives and has many children said that he has been cultivating yams for the past 45 years.
The Delta State indigene - a native of Amahia, Alihagwu, Agbor - with the help of his family and workers now owns yam barns that stretches several miles and can comfortably make a fence round a building.
Goddey is also said to be engaged in farming other food crops namely okra, pepper, cassava and palm oil. The polygamous man does livestock farming too.
The viral clip stirred massive reactions among Nigerians as many marvelled at how rich he is in food, many others praised him for his hard work.
"If this is only his yearly harvest then he didn't go quarter of my father's yam, this is very very small compare to my father's own and besides the yam is not big look at the small sizes."
"Very inspiring.May our hard work pay some day soon."
"See what 45yrs of effort can bring one man, now imagine if Nigeria used it's resources properly for 61yrs....it's quite sad."
Watch the video here:
Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that in recent times, there seems to be an unorganized shift among youths towards the occupation of farming. Samuel Ogbole engages in the cultivation business with an uncommon technique.
The young farmer, according to @NigeriaStories does his own farming in the air as against the norm of cultivating it on the earth's soil.
Showcasing some of his crop production along with his picture, @NigeriaStories said he uses a method called aeroponics.
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