The Nigerian turned star, Olajumoke Orisaguna, formerly referred to as a bread seller, is now the brand ambassador of PayPorte and Stanbic IBTC.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that renowned photographer TY Bello, Jumoke’s husband Sunday, her lawyer, Mr. Yomi Adeseyoju, publicist, Ms. Azuka Ogujiuba, Irene Kayoma, Head-Corporate Strategy/Planning and Noble Igwe were present at the signing.
Olajumoke has now joined popular on air personalities, Toke Makinwa and former Big Brother Africa first runner-up, Tayo Faniran as fellow brand ambassadors of Payporte. Payporte, Stanbic IBTC were also quick to jump on the bandwagon when it used her image in one its adverts, which went viral on the internet Monday, cementing her place as a model to be reckoned with in the country.
Basking in the glow of her new fame, Olajumoke, is also enjoying massive media exposure locally and globally, the latest coming from international news network, CNN.
According to CNN, monitored by NAN, renowned Nigerian photographer TY Bello was behind the change in Jumoke’s fortunes. TY Bello was photographing UK pop star Tinie Tempah, when Jumoke walked into the shoot. “She seemed a little confused,” said Bello.
“Some people were asking her to walk past really quickly, others were asking her to stay, and she was just in limbo. “I said ‘is it okay to take your photograph?’ And she nodded ok.”
A teary-eyed Olajumoke said she never expected her fortunes to turn around like this. “I never expected that this could ever happen to me. My friends have told me they saw me on TV and they are really happy. My parents cannot believe their own child can become such a success. They are all so happy,” she said.