A Nigerian girl has made historical past in faraway UAE after changing into the nation’s first feminine supply rider.
27-year-old Present Solomon moved to the Emirates from Nigeria in 2015 to make cash for her household.
She works as an assistant supervisor for Freedom Pizza in Dubai and has chosen to additionally work on the supply facet of the enterprise.
She stated she was keen about her work, and loved being out on the street.
“One of the best time for me to really assume is after I’m driving; it’s a time to consider every little thing, about house, about the place I used to be earlier than. Once I’m on the street, I’m free,” she stated.
“Delivering meals isn’t just about delivering to folks. For me, it’s a chance to be a part of somebody’s day.”
Present stated she took up the job to help her mother and father.
“I’m driving for my household. I’m a daughter, and I need to help them [parents],” she stated.
She doesn’t imagine the position is the prerogative of males.
“I actually need to see extra ladies be part of me. As an alternative of claiming ‘Hey brother’ after I’m out on the Freedom bike, I need to say, ‘Hey sister, I’m doing it. You’ll be able to too.’”
The pizza firm, in a press release to The Nationwide, confirmed it was the one organisation using a feminine bike supply driver.
The corporate stated it had ” performed their due diligence earlier than confirming this milestone”.