Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli has taken time-out to lecture a chronic Instagram beggar about the dangers of soliciting for alms on social media instead of engaging in useful enterprise.
The Instagram user with the handle @bleble808 had commented on a message posted by the actress saying; “Please can someone help me with N1k? I am hungry, I just wanna eat. Thank you and God bless you.”
Miffed by the comments of the Instagram user, the actress replied @bleble808 in a lengthy message advising her to make positive use of her time.
@omonioboli wrote; “@bleble808 darling, I’m not in any way bashing you or knocking you hustle. I never respond to these comments but I am responding maybe because you commented under this post about getting up and doing something. You drop this same comment on pretty much all my posts which means you have money to buy data but that’s not where I am going.
“If you gather all the N1k I am sure people have been sending you, you can start something, no matter how small. Let me motivate you, Forget packaging o, I have sold okrika (second hand clothes) in this Lagos. I also used to cook from my house, pack up the food and take to different offices to sell as lunch. I cooked for occasions all by myself even with 9 months pregnancy.
“I used to stand for hours pregnant with swollen feet to weave and braid hair for money. My advice to you young lady, because from your pictures you look young and healthy, is not to waste your life being a professional beggar. Stand up and do something. God bless you as you do,” she added.
Omoni Oboli also noted that people must have. multiple streams of income in this new year as they will only have themselves to blame if they don’t succeed.
According to the actress cum producer, a lot of people are ‘cleaning out’, because they have multiple streams of making money.
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