- A graduate who is a shoemaker has gone viral due to his incredibly inspiring story of how he used the craft to pay his university school fees
- According to the man who is a graduate of English and Literary studies from Niger Delta University, he sees style in dreams when he sleeps
- He does not only use leather to make shoes but also makes other wearables such as waistcoats, belts, caps and also car seat cover
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An incredibly talented man who is a shoemaker has said that when he sleeps, he sees different styles he is going to make in his dreams.
Ebipakibina Niweigha, who is based in Bayelsa state, said some prominent personalities, including governors and past governors, also patronise his craft.
He did it while going to school
According to him, he was doing the work while studying for a degree at the Niger Delta University, Amasoma, Bayelsa state.
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In an interview with BBC Pidgin, he said he even used the craft to pay his school fees so as to remove the burden from his people's shoulders.
It is not only shoes that he makes, he also produces car seat covers, waistcoats and belts from leather.
He advised young people to make use of their talents even after going to school.
Watch the video below:
Instagram users react
"Why not post his handle please."
"See as Pidgin sweet for the guy mouth."
"Wow. God bless your hand work."
"Tag this guy nau abi what’s the essence of this video?"
"I have a female friend that’s a shoe maker, I for like link her up."
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Lady who works as a shoemaker says it is a family legacy
In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that a lady who makes shoes vowed to continue because it is her family legacy.
According to her, her father is a shoemaker and she learned the craft from him.
She said she is pursuing a degree in journalism at the university while also doing her shoemaking work. Her nice story inspired many people who praised her for being resilient and not lazy.
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