Mr. Joshua Aloke cannot be overlooked for his unflinching natural skills in barbing as he is well known in Kwara and beyond with diverse customers cutting across prominent people in the society.
Constrained by lack of funds to further his education forced him to dish out the talent in him which becomes a source of achievement and wealth to the family.
According to Joshua, “my brother gave me N25,000 which I used to rent a shop for the business. I was left without penny to buy tools like clippers and other barbing instruments.” It took God’s intervention and perseverance to breakthrough to this stage in life.
Joshua, a civil engineer graduate of Kwara State Polytechnics, Ilorin narrated how he . underwent apprentice for three months and engaged in several laborers works for about four year raising money to settle down.
According to him, he enrolled back at Kwara State Polytechnic for his Higher National Diploma as a Civil Engineer. He also ran a top-up program at Kwara State University Malete.
He advices youths not to rely on white-collar job as many opportunities are in their hands. They should identify problems and initiate the idea of solving societal problems, saying it is the secret of money making.