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“na dis leather work, I use pay my University school fees” Video Of Graduate Who Makes Shoes Goes Viral.

The video of a graduate who uses leather to make shoes has hine viral after he shared his inspiring story on Instagram.

Ebipakibina Niweigha is a native of Bayelsa state. According to him he studied English and literary studies from Niger Delta University in Bayelsa State.

In an interview with BBC Pidgin, Ebipakibina stated that he has had the opportunity to work in an airport as well as oil and gas companies but the only job he finds joy in is his leather making business.

He is very talented in what he does. He doesn’t just makes shoes, he makes other wearables like belts, wrist watches, cap and car interiors.

The talented graduate also stated that he received embarrassment from family members when he initially started.

But everything changed when his hand works started to attract prominent people like past and present Governors of the country.

Advising the younger generation,  he told them that school is important and a major key in these days but having a skill would even more for them.

Check out the full video below:

IMAGE CREDIT: BBC PIDGIN

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BBC Pidgin

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