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“I sold corn and fuel to survive” – BBNaija’s Mercy Eke gets emotional as she recounts her struggles before fame (video)

Ex BBNaija Pepper Dem edition housemate, winner and serial entrepreneur, Mercy Eke has in a new video recounted how hard she hustled before she finally got famous.

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According to the T.V star she had to sell corn and Petrol to survive back in the days of her struggle. She stated that nothing was handed to her on a platter of gold and she had to work hard for all she has.

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In her words;

“Sometimes it gets me very emotional to see how far I’ve come from where I started, from selling corn to fuel, to a lot of other businesses I did before. I’m very proud of myself, and I know that there are a lot of people looking up to me. “I auditioned four times before I got into the Big Brother House, but somehow I won the show, and I won the hearts of Nigerians and Africans. “I work for everything I own today, maybe I’m not ‘blessed’ enough for people to just give me things for free. I can look back at my journey with pride, in spite of my rough childhood: I grew up in a family of 6, but somehow I was able to complete my tertiary education. I’m very proud of myself, and I know that there are a lot of people looking up to me. Where I am today is through my hard work. I didn’t just win and rest on my oars, because I know that my journey has just started.”

See video below;

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