The elder brother and former manager of the defunct pop group, Psquare, Jude Okoye, has shared his story of grass to grace.
Jude Okoye said he spent his first four nights in Lagos sleeping under the bridge. He also revealed that he had to work as a bus conductor to make ends meet.
According to him:
”DID YOU KNOW….? My first 4 nights in Lagos in 1995 was spent under ijora bridge stranded cos of music hustle. Had to do conductor work route ijora – jibowu everyday to survive”, he wrote on Instagram.
Popular Nigerian comedian, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly called Alibaba, also revealed that he was once a bus conductor in Delta State.
He said that he occasionally used his father’s Toyota Crown vehicle to convey people to their respective destinations as a taxi-driver.
He said, “I have been a bus conductor before, from Ramah park back to Ogbaazu (in Delta State).”