Many Nigerian youths have taken to the idea of learning hand work rather than wait to be employed for a white collar job.
There are a lot of youths out there making a living by creating or inventing their own thing from skills acquired through training or God's given talent.
An Almajiri man has become the hot topic on social media after photos of his creative works surfaced. The Almajiri man who is based in Maiduguri, Borno state, makes bicycles for a living.
The young man identified simply as Umar manufactures bicycles in large numbers and sells them along Chad basin road in Maiduguri.
A Facebook user identified as Hussaini Ali Kura who was impressed by the man's creations, shared photos of his works on his page.
In his post, he said: "Bicycle design and manufactured in Maiduguri by an almajiri name umar, along Chad basin road. What a talented guy."
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Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in the Northern Nigeria. The word Almajiri as derived from an Arabic known as Al-Muhajirun. AL-Muhajirun means a person who left home to search for Islamic knowledge.
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