- A couple are living their lives despite the challenges being physically disabled poses to them on a daily basis
- Nurudeen Oseni, the husband, said that his soap selling business is enough for him to feed his family
- On the other hand, his wife, Kudirat, praised her husband, saying that he has always worked hard to take care of her needs
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A young physically challenged couple has spoken about their situation as a couple. The wife, Kudirat Nurudeen Oseni, said that people always avoided them, thinking physical disability is contractable.
Speaking with BBC News Yoruba, the husband, Nurudeen Oseni, said he is into liquid soap making. He revealed that even when it is raining heavily, he always goes out to make ends meet.
There is no helper
Oseni said he always makes extra effort because he knows his family has no helper.
Kudirat said that when her husband wooed her, she wondered how they would cope, seeing that they are both physically limited.
She stated that after three other men disappointed her, she accepted him and resigned to fate.
He is a great provider
Kudirat said despite all, she has never for once regretted marrying Oseni. The woman stated that he has been a good provider to her and their kids despite the fact that she is not working.
According to her, if she had married the person who could use his legs, she may not have enjoyed marriage as much as she is doing now.
Oseni has never begged
Oseni said that he is satisfied with the work he does and that is why he does not go around begging.
Kudirat revealed that in the seven years that they have been married, he has never been so frustrated to the level of resorting to begging for alms.
Watch their full interview below:
Below are some of the reactions to their story:
"I know him well , he is very hard working, works at fed sec."
"What a smart man Nurudeen is."
"Don’t just post this alone bbc, pls add there acct no."
"God bless their home and see them through in all. It can be challenging but God will carry thier challenges."
"God is great."
Another man demonstrated dignity
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a physically challenged man, Issa Odedele, showed great dignity in labour.
The man said he sells bottled water and different kinds of soft drinks to survive. He revealed that he does that because he does not want to beg. The father of two kids who is from Ede said he shares an apartment with many people in Lagos state.
Odedele said he has been in the business for three years. To lighten his financial burden, he revealed his wife and two kids are staying in Ibadan with his brother.
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