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Echoes from Olajumoke Orisaguna’s homestead, Iree: ‘She should take things easy and should be focused’ -Amodalat Oyekanmi, grandmother

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Can we meet you?

My name is Amodalat Oyekanmi.

Do you know Olajumoke Orisaguna and who is she to you?

1-DSC_0438Yes, I know her very well. She is my grandchild. Her mother is my daughter.

What do you know about her behaviour?

She is a gentle lady, she does not quarrel and she is very hardworking and respectful like her mother.

How did you feel when you heard about her success story?

I felt very happy. When I heard about her success that day I could not sleep. I was just giving glory to Almighty Allah, and I pray that God will continue to protect her.

What is your advice for her?

My advice for her is that she should take things easy and should be focused.

 

‘She is a nice person,  humble and respectful’ –Rukayat, colleague

1-DSC_0442Can we meet you?

My name is Rukayat.

You are one of Olajumoke Orisaguna’s colleagues, what can you say about her?

Yes, she is a nice person, humble and respectful. There is no one she cannot greet, and will always do that respectfully.

How did you feel when you heard about her success story?

I felt very happy for her and I pray that God will continue to guide her in all her ways.

What is your advice for her?

My advice for her is that she should continue to be humble, kind and respectful, especially to her husband.

 

‘I felt very happy that one of my apprentices is now famous’ -Lawal Rasheedat, mentor

1-DSC_0421Can we meet you?

My name is Lawal Rasheedat.

Do you know Olajumoke Orisaguna and who is she to you?

Yes, I know her. She was my apprentice.

How many years did she spend with you?

I trained her for two years. She started learning on January 10, 2011 and graduated December 2012.

What can you say about her behaviour to you?

For the time she was with me and what I know about her even before she came to my shop was that she was well behaved, kind, honest, humble, respectful and hard working. And I was not disappointed throughout her apprenticeship with me.

When you heard about her success story, how did you feel?

I felt very happy that one of my apprentices is now famous. I pray that God will continue to guide her.

What is your advice for her?

My advice for her is that she should continue in her kindness and humility. She should continue to be respectful.

 

Interviews by SHURURAT ALIMI who was in Iree, Osun state

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