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“People Don’t Give Me Job”: 58-Years-Old Woman Who Works As Tiler to Support Her 4 Kids Seeks Help

Rose Nwokocha, a 58-year-old woman, became famous online after a man going by the Twitter name @KingErefitei reposted images of her online.

Rose Nwokocha supports her four children by working as a tiler. Despite her exceptional skills, the 58-year-old woman has had a lot of trouble finding work since potential employers are afraid to employ her because of her old age.

The 58-year-old woman, who is from the state of Bayelsa, is looking for assistance due to a change in circumstances. Despite the fact that she is an expert tiler, the woman claimed that because of her advanced age, people do not want to give her a job.

The woman suggested selling cooking gas as an alternative to performing labour jobs provided she could get the funding needed for such a venture.

“I will like to have a gas shop where people can buy the content in little KGs. I will love if people can support me in achieving this dream,” she said.

The woman professed to be skilled in a variety of craftsmanship during a phone discussion with’s Joseph Omotayo. Rose said that she could also create a foundation for a structure.

Because she started having children somewhat late, the 58-year-old woman whose tale was first published by Niger Delta Insider said that her children are still financially reliant on her.

Rose says that when it comes to earning money, she is not afraid of working hard. She was questioned about what else she would like to undertake if she received funding due to her age.

Rose, who works in Yenegoa but hails from Imo, can be reached on 08063740364.

Abu Bakarr Jalloh

Abu Bakarr Jalloh is a Sierra Leonean content writer, author, Neo Pan-African and founder of The African Dream, an online platform for inspiring, positive and compelling African stories. Contact: WhatsApp: +23276211583


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