A Nigerian lady identified as Okeke Stephanie has been hailed online for venturing into a tough career path
Stephanie, who fixes POP overhead white ceiling, said she was discouraged by her father when she first showed interest
However, the determined lady started the job and right now, her father and others who kicked against it are proud of her
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Okeke Stephanie, a strong Nigerian lady from Delta state, fixes Plaster of Paris (POP) overhead ceiling for a living.
Stephanie said she threaded the career path despite facing criticisms at her early beginnings for doing a “man’s job”.
According to Stephanie, her father and aunty were not happy with her choice of job. They asked her to do something else while noting that fixing the POP ceiling is not a woman’s job.
Stephanie continued learning the job till she became a professional. According to her, the people who criticised her are now proud of her.
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Although the job makes her look untidy, Stephanie maintained that it doesn’t stop her from looking good when necessary.
Stephanie speaks about her challenge
The young lady lamented bitterly that some people see her and assume she cannot do the job because she is a woman.
She always tries to satisfy her customers so they can believe she is good at the job.
Nigerians hail Stephanie
“Nigeria has bundles of talents. May God give us good governance.”
“Go girl. God bless the works of your hands and make all your dreams come through.”
“Thank you so much.”
“Beautiful and hardworking.”
“What an inspiration!! Go girl.”
“Wow impressive! My dear well done.”
“Work na work jare, welldone sis.”
Watch the video shared by BBC Pidgin below: