Linda Ikeji has narrated how her parents were once embarrassed because of N70, saying the incident triggered her hustle spirit.
According to the single mother of one, witnessing her parents getting embarrassed made her cry, and amid the tears promised to fight poverty with everything in her. See what she wrote below;
[i] I was 16. I was standing there watching the insult being hurled and a little assault over N70. I saw the sadness and embarrassment as they saw I was witnessing it. They told me to leave but I refused and stood there and watched. After it was over I told myself as I walked home in tears; in this life, except there’s no God, nobody will ever insult them again over money. I don’t care how long it will take, but I will fight poverty with everything in me. The following year at 17 after I finished secondary school, I started my hustle.
This smile is gratitude for how far I’ve come. For all the dreams that came through.