Lady with master's degree hits street to beg for job with cardboard; photos go viral

Lady with master's degree hits street to beg for job with cardboard; photos go viral

- A beautiful and smart lady has gone on the road less taken as she went public to seek out prospective employers

- Carrying cardboard on a street in Warri, Nigeria, the lady showcased her qualifications that make her employable

- Many tweeps prayed for her, hoping that she is connected with the desired job soon

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Days after a frustrated lady hit Abuja street in search of a job, another Nigerian has deployed the same strategy to showcase herself to employers.

Photos of her 'public pitch' were shared by a man with the Twitter handle @chrisishiguzo who said that he was touched by the lady's bold move.

The tweep said though he knows there are many in her situation, he wants people to help the lady by spreading her photos.

According to the information on the lady's cardboard, she has a degree in mass communication and master's degree in marketing communication.

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As at the time of writing this report, the man's tweet has thousands of engagements with many taking pity on the poor lady. compiled some of the reactions below:

@vickabia said:

"I recalled when someone did the same thing in America. Most of d comments I read were pple giving him job offers, asking the man to send CV n directing him to companies dat are hiring. But here in Nigeria, all u hear are senseless comments. I want to ask, must every1 learn skill?"

@SelbyNhleko said:

"Unqualified individuals have occupied her position just because she doesnt have money or no connection."
Frustrated Nigerian lady with master's degree hits Warri street to beg for job with cardboard, photos go viral
The Nigerian lady wore a face mask as she held the cardboard. Photo source: @chrisishiguzo
Source: UGC

@Mima_Gif said:

"She’s pretty, it’s better standing with placard like this, than ever jumping from one sugar daddy to another to get job with NNPC or FIRS..God will definitely provide the right job for her."

@iamkolodavid17 said:

"Make she enter Lagos jobs no dey Warri."

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@ObotSampson1 said:

"Na dey new style be this God help ur children."

@iam_MrWhil said:

"A master's degree holder holding a cardboard to look for a job?? I'm just heartbroken."

Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Stephanie Olufunlola Garrick, celebrated her big job as a human resource coordinator at Samsung Electronics in Canada.

In her post on Monday, January 4, the lady made a video marking her first-day resumption in the office.

Taking to LinkedIn, Olufunlola said she is looking forward to bringing her knowledge to the new job.

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Ebenezer Agbey Quist (HOD Human-Interest) Ebenezer Agbey Quist is the Head of the Human Interest Desk at He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from KNUST (2017) with 8 years of experience as a writer and 3 years as an editor. He has certificates in AFP courses on digital investigation techniques. At, Ebenezer has won the Outstanding Achievement for Professional Conduct Award and the Best Human Interest Editor Award. He is also the author of 3 books. You can contact him via

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