- A Nigerian lady identified as Chukwudumebi Edike who graduated from Delta State University in 2015 sells snails for a living
- She studied human kinetics and health education
- Edike who is also a model started her snail business in 2016 during her service year
Getting a comfortable job you like is not easy in Nigeria, that’s why many Nigerian graduates are embracing entrepreneurship.
Most graduates who studied courses like engineering, medicine, economics and so on at times end up going into entrepreneurship. This choice might be because the graduate wants to try a different thing but most times it is because of lack of valid jobs.
However, in Edike’s case she chose to start selling snails because she decided it was what she desired to do and it has been working well for the young model.
According to the female graduate, she choose the career part in 2016, while she was doing ushering services and stumbled on an agrobusiness summit. The summit educated people on how to earn money in agriculture business.
She expressed that she decided on snail farming after the summit.
The young lady explained that she was serving in Abuja at the time and she saved her service allowance to start up the business.
Edike noted that the business launched on Monday, May 9, 2016. She also stated that she opened a mail with the business name and a Facebook page.
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The business has grown successfully since then, she sells frozen, peppered, vegetable snails and Nkwobi spiced with snails.
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