Young man prints CV on billboard, takes it to Sanwo-Olu’s Office in Ikeja to beg for job

Young man prints CV on billboard, takes it to Sanwo-Olu’s Office in Ikeja to beg for job

  • A young man who was was disabled at age five, Agosu Fagla, has revealed that people refused to give him a job because of his physical disability
  • The Nigerian man made a billboard displaying his CV and took it to the Lagos state secretariat in Ikeja
  • Agosu also addressed a letter to Sanwo-Olu, saying he hopes the governor will be able to provide a solution to his problem

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A physically challenged young man in Lagos, Agosu Fagla, has taken to the state's secretariat to ask Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for a job.

The man made a billboard that had the words “Please I need a job” boldly written on it. He stood beside the board at Ikeja, SaharaReporters gathers.

The man was disabled at age 5.
He said that he wants to be a responsible father. Photo source: SaharaReporters, Vanguard
Source: UGC

I need a job

On the board is also his full CV. Speaking to the media, he said he became disabled when he was 5 from an accident.

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Despite the fact that he has a degree in economics, he has been unable to get employment because of the stigma surrounding his disability.

Help me, governor

According to National Daily, he said:

“Due to my condition and the stigma attached to it, some employers believe I'm not employable. I have only been surviving on family support. To God be the glory, I have been able to write perfectly with my left hand.”

The man said he was moved to reach out to the governor in such a way because he has in so many instances learnt about his passion for helping the less privileged.

Another frustrated graduate took to the street

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Egbohaghe Victoria, took the bull by the horn and showed that she is not going to be giving up anytime soon.

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On Tuesday, February 9, Victoria took to the street of Abuja with cardboard that reads, "Please I need a job".

On the placard, she spelt out her qualification, saying she has a BSc in international relations. Underneath that is her email. Atop the cardboard is a plea that she really needs a job.

Nigerians were amazed by the bold move as they reposted her photo and made sure it went viral across many social media platforms.

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