I sold sachet water when at UNILAG – Helen Paul




Humour merchant, Helen Paul, has counted her blessings as she travels down memory lane.

Using her story to cheer up people still struggling, she noted that things were so rough for her that she hawked pure water – sachet water – when she was an undergraduate at the University of Lagos.

She noted in a post, “Na wa o
Which work I no do
I try modeling, I see say I no fine
I try makeup artiste, I carry purse so tey hand pain me
I sell pure water for #moremihall
that time for school…In search of success, poverty use me play free kick. Now bankers de call me,
how can we help you?
Eh… help who?
Everybody wan be my friend �

But no make friend o…
because all those people go leave you
if you pretend say things change small.
But in all keep trying
Keep pushing…
Don’t forget where you are coming from and where you are going.
Focus o…

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