- Modupe Olagunju who paints cars for a living said she learnt the work when she was in JSS 3 to please her mother
- According to the young woman, she faced challenges from men who usually want to date her before patronising her
- The young lady said her shop was set ablaze due to jealousy and she had to relocate; she moved five times before she had rest of mind
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A young lady identified as Modupe Olagunju has shared how her mother urged her to learn car painting work and the challenges she faced on the job.
Speaking with BBC News Yoruba, the woman said she accepted to learn the job just to make her mother happy.
Modupe who is based in Oyo state said when she first started, most people made jest of her because of her kind of work while some encouraged her to put in her best.
In her words:
"I usually have challenges from men who will insist on dating me before patronising me."
According to the lady painter, her shop was razed down by fire due to jealousy from those who were envious of her success.
The mother of four kids called on women to learn a trade, saying they can always start small and expand.
In a previous report by YEN.com.gh, Amarachi Okafor "Divah", a young Nigerian lady was celebrated on her day of graduation as she was able to set up two all-girls businesses when she was a student.
The story was shared on social media by Enugu Metropolitan Network in a heartwarming post sighted by YEN.com.gh on their official Twitter handle.
According to the report, Amarachi graduated from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Interestingly, the startups the brilliant young lady initiated were serving clients a car wash business and offering paint/wallpaper services, which are both male-dominated industries.
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