Ayomide Adeoye – A young Nigerian boy who sells orange as a child in a video that went viral has been awarded a full scholarship to secondary school and further his education.
Ayomide Adeoye, a young boy from Ilaro, Nigeria went viral on social media in 2019 after an Instagram user posted a video of him singing a Nigerian gospel artist’s song ‘You are Worthy’ with an angelic voice.
He was then sought after by a popular Nigerian comedian and gospel influencer, Woli Arole, who thereafter sought assistance for him online and got him a full scholarship to cover his entire education to the end.
Four years after awarding him the scholarship, the comedian shared graduation pictures of Ayomide who has now graduated with excellent grades from Avi-Cenna International schools in Lagos Nigeria.
“In 2019 I remember driving to ilaro to meet Ayo, a young orange seller that was singing @tope_alabi_ song. He went viral and I was lead to see him, I posted his video, raise money for him, people met him through me and from there Rev Mother Esther Ajayi of @love_of_christ_generation saw him and adopted him,’’ he wrote.
The comedian further congratulated Ayomide on his high school graduation, mentioning that he will be proceeding to the university. He also thanked the prophetess who adopted and enrolled him in secondary school.