It’s just the beginning, says a student who turned his hostel room into a mini-boutique by opening a second in style

  • A student from Imo State University celebrated the opening of his second university mini-store in style
  • Ezidiukwu Chinemerem Prosper had gone viral in 2021 for converting his hostel room into a mini store
  • His off-campus hostel business, which started at his 300 level, sells food eaten by students

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Ezidiukwu Chinemerem Prosper, an undergraduate student at Imo State University, has announced the launch of his second off-campus mini store.

The student entrepreneur celebrated the feat on Facebook, saying he intended to integrate data and point-of-sale businesses there to increase productivity.

He said it was just the beginning Photo credit: Ezidiukwu Chinemerem Prosper
Source: Facebook

he just started

The youngster hinted at opening more outlets as he said the new mini-store was not the last but just a start.

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He happily revealed that he has already made new customers at his second mini-store.

Prosper’s message reads as follows:

“I launched my second mini-market yesterday in a university hostel.

“This is not the final look but a start. I intend to integrate my data business and also a point of sale to increase productivity.

“I’ve already started getting new clients here – it doesn’t feel new to me. I’m so happy.”

Social media users celebrate his progress

Eby Amanda Pius-Urum said:

“See how you keep doing this thing like it’s a walk in the park.

“May God bless what you have spent your time building despite your studies to face.

“May you suffer no loss.

“I’ll be there when you launch your supply stores at most universities and beyond and I’ll tell you

“I told you.

“Kpara akụ gaba nna!”

Amaka Dan Onyema wrote:

“Wow! From mini-stores, your stores will grow to supermarket chains by the special grace of God Amen.”

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Bliss Emma said:

“More blessings darling.

“Your name will always shake things up. Keep thriving my dear ❤️. And guess what, I love seeing it.”

Vicky Ejeh Micah remarked:

“That’s fantastic. I would have been surprised if you hadn’t. I look forward to bigger things to come.”

How IMSU Student Hostel Mini Store Business Started

Meanwhile, previously reported how Prosper first converted his off-campus hostel room into a mini-mart.

On how he combined it with academic work, the young man admitted to having that it was difficult at first, but he understood over time.

He relished the massive support and patronage of students in the hostel and around him.

“Starting up was tough as I had to mix it up with school and I was lagging behind in the business (my priority is my education) but over time I started making money additional thanks to my other businesses such as the sale of data, TV Cable Subscription, Block of electricity etc…

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“I was able to employ someone and don’t worry. I’m good with inventory. ‘Things have gone well now.’


Linda G. Ibarra