Many Lagosians view the ubiquitous traffic hawkers in the state as never-do-wells.
But Emmanuel is a middle-aged hawker who should not be so categorised because of his mastery of languages.
According to Abimbola Bodashee, the Founder of Help for Hawkers, an NGO that seeks help for hawkers, Emmanuel could speak eight languages fluently.
In a tweet via @iambodashee, she identified the languages as French, English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Twi, Gembe and Zabrama.
Bodashee is calling for Nigerians to support the hawker.
I met Emmanuel during one of my weekly visits to the hawkers at Maryland. He is a hawker who speaks 7 languages (French, English, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Twi, Gembe, Zabrama). I am looking to help him find a better source of livelihood. Please support me by retweeting. pic.twitter.com/O3zHZM40Gs
— Bodashee (@IamBodashee) June 29, 2019