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Bread hawker turned model Olajumoke Orisaguna gets N1 million as bakery ambassador

-Another N500,000 from restaurant owner


Luck is pouring in torrents on bread hawker turned model Olajumoke Orisaguna as she raked in millions in the last one week!

The married 27 year-old hairstylist from Iree (Osun State), who came to Lagos in January to hawk bread to make ends meet, got over N1 million as ambassador of Shirley Confectionery in Abuja on Saturday, February 27, 2016. That day, another N500,00 was presented to her by the owner of Biobak Restaurant (Mrs. Abiodun Obakin) as a gift.

On her trip to Abuja (Federal Capital Territory) on the invitation of the owners of Shirley Confectionery (Amarachi and Adaora Iwuanyanwu), she was treated like a celebrity. Apart from staying in a suite in Transcorp Hilton for the weekend, she was ferried around town in a convoy of three jeeps.

The Abuja trip started with a photo-shoot at Transcorp Hilton for Shirley Confectionery. She was also treated to some shopping, and got about four beautiful outfits from a top designer in Abuja (Dyzn).

At the bakery where a promo was organized for customers, they got one item free for every item bought (buy-one-get-one-free-bonanza). Olajumoke Orisaguna interacted with customers of Shirley Confectionery and handed them the gifts.

She eventually got a surprise N500,000 cheque from Mrs. Abiodun Obakin, the woman behind the popular Biobak Restaurant in Abuja.

The exciting Abuja trip, Orisaguna’s first time on a plane, was more than rewarding…with almost N2 million in her kitty, apart from the star treatment.

This week, the abundantly blessed mother of two daughters (Grace, 5, and Precious, 16 months) discovered by celebrity photographer, TY Bello, will move into a three-bedroom apartment in Aguda (Surulere, Lagos), courtesy of Sujimoto Construction’s Sijibomi Ogundele. The apartment comes fully furnished.

The Orisagunas (Jumoke, Sunday, Grace and Precious), who have made a hotel in Oyadiran Estate, Sabo (Yaba, Lagos) home since they found fame in the middle of February, will make Surulere their new residence, a far cry from their one-room apartment in her mother-in-law’s house in Iree (Osun).

The Oyadiran Estate place was found and paid for by TY Bello (who has declined to benefit financially from Olajumoke’s fortunes). Along with Azuka Ogujiuba (the famous society reporter with ThisDay who suggested Jumoke’s picture should be used on the cover of ThisDay Style) and her lawyer, TY Bello has not made a kobo, by choice, on the bread hawker turned model.

Since her discovery in early February when she photo bombed a shoot by TY Bello with Tinie Tempah, a United Kingdom based Nigerian  rapper and dandy in Yaba, Olajumoke Orisaguna has found fame and fortune.

Her picture on the cover of ThisDay Style catapulted her into a product raking in millions.


And so far, she has made:

  • N1 million from Payporte as its ambassador
  • Scholarship for her children to university level from Stanbic IBTC
  • N100,000 and clothes from Divine Endowments
  • Another $3,000 from an anonymous donor
  • N1 million from Shirley Confectionery as ambassador
  • N500,000 from Madam Biobak (owner of popular Abuja restaurant)
  • 3 bedroom apartment in Surulere from Sujimoto’s Sijibomi Ogundele
  • Training in communication and etiquette paid for by Sujimoto
  • About N50,000 from the fashion show at Polo Club, Ikoyi (Lagos).

Soon, colleagues and friends of Olajumoke who hawk bread will get N10,000 apiece from a donor. 25 bread hawkers will benefit from the scheme.



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