Mallam Bawa, who is a newspaper vendor in Kano state, told BBC News Pidgin that he has been in the business for the past 51 years.
He, however, decried the decline in patronage of newspapers in recent times with the rise of online media.
The man who kick-started his vendor business at the end of the Nigerian civil war said he had achieved success with it.
Bawa revealed that he owns a house, got married and catered for his 15 children through proceeds from the paper business.
Watch his interview below:
@sparklesjewelries wrote: Aaaayaaa…. That part where he said “No newspaper Companies has brought anything to celebrate his long years in Service” got me.