Nigerian woman goes viral for celebrating her housemaid’s 18th birthday

A Nigerian woman identified as Mrs Ifeoma Okeakpu has earned praises online for celebrating her housemaid on her birthday.

The maid recently turned 18 and her madam decided to organise a lowkey event for her, to show that she is loved and a part of the family.

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The Anambra woman’s actions towards the teenage girl melted the hearts of netizens who hailed her for being kind at a time there are numerous cases of women being wicked to their domestic helps.

Photos of Mrs Okeakpu and her help which surfaced online showed the girl looking well nourished and fresh with chubby cheeks, leading people to say the woman was taking good care of her.

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In reaction @BroklynPhilip said; Waooo ify, obiora Fadigas sister From Odakpu. Know her very well. She came from a very good home.

@Chinyer01788883; Most families treat their maids well. My bros and his wife is processing their maid’s relocation to the UK. They practically adopted her, infact in the house sef, na she be the madam. It is just that the bad ones are projected more,just like marriages, we no dey hear d good ones.

@Autoyota1; More families treat their maids nicely, just that bad news spreads faster. Our maid lived with us for over 15 years and went to the same school as us. I got married a year after she left our home.

@VolderMmort; Boos see eh, one Igbo lady don throw her house help (Maid) inside well , na some neighbors pull the girl out, as the rope tie and twist the girl body, not allowing the girl to drown

@Nickib900; This is how people should be treated be it maid or any they are someone’s child and they are human too, if not circumstances who would want to be a maid, in life let treat people nicely no matter the race or religion

@beugoddess92; This is how it should be. Please women treat your Domestic staffs like your own children. It’s safer and peaceful

@AndrewOkhidiev1; Happy birthday to her. My wife don turn our own to her younger sister. Nah only me then no dey share together.

@Stella_Obalum3; My sister-in-law is on this table. The way she treats her house help, you will think she gave birth to her. Every year she celebrates her birthday, she is 18 this year, bought her an android 📱 she has finished secondary school, wrote weac & Jamb & Utme & she is waiting for admission.