Actress Kemi Korede Recounts How She Hawked Pounded Yam, Kerosene To Survive
Nollywood actress, Kemi Korede has taken to social media to recount how she hawked pounded yam, kerosene, raw yam, and other items in order to survive.
Kemi Korede disclosed this Instagram page where she share a childhood photo of herself while reminiscing on her past when things were hard for her.
According to her, she suffered to make a way for herself because she was determined that she has to be great so that she can take care of her parents.
The actress, who admitted that she never imagined she could come this far because her childhood was very difficult, encouraged her fans to strive hard to make it and not give up on themselves.
She wrote, “When I came across this song on TikTok. I had a flashback of my past when things were so hard. I remember when I was hawking pounded yam, kerosene, raw yam, or anything that comes out at that season.
“Growing up was so difficult. I suffered so much to make a way for myself. I never imagined I could come this far… But I was determined that I have to be great to take care of my parent. Here I am today, Alhamdulilah Wa Shukran.
“Pls, you all striving so hard to make it, pls don’t give up on yourself… Keep praying… God will say Yes to your prayers very soon… Everyone that come across this video and those that did not. God will say yes to your hustle very very soon Insha Allah. Thank you, Lord”.
KanyiDaily recalls that Toyin Lawani had taken to social media to share photos of herself hawking fruits on the streets with her son, to mark his 6th birthday.