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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Meet Officially Adesewa Salako, Face of Gimmehear 2017 (Exclusive Interview)

After the long race for first edition of Face of Gimmehear, it was time to meet the winner, Adesewa Salako, a student of Unilorin, personally.

The interview was carried out by Fadaka Louis. Enjoy and learn more about her below.



GBETU TV: Please in a concrete way, introduce yourself.
Adesewa Salako: My name is Salako Adesewa Sarah, am a  400l student of statistics department from university of unilorin, I am the CEO of Sara Beads and wigs.

GBETU TV: How do you feel being the first winner of Face of Gimmehear?
Adesewa Salako: I feel privileged and happy

GBETU TV: How did you win and what was the competition like?
Adesewa Salako: The competition was so tense, twas really close. But with good friends around me, they helped with canvassing vote.

GBETU TV:Aiit
Adesewa Salako: Yh

GBETU TV: So....how do you manage school and social events like this?
Adesewa Salako: Hmm, I guess I don't interfere school affairs with my social life, when it's time to read I do and when it's time to flex to I don't hesitate to. I'm more of a career person but I don't leave my social life dormant either.

GBETU TV: By a career person, how do you mean. What do you mean being a career person, using yourself as example?
Adesewa Salako: OK, like I want to study to the highest level of my profession, and also I intend reaching the peak of my career too.

GBETU TV: I understand you are a professional hairdresser and a bead maker. Are these the only things you do?
Adesewa Salako: For now, yes, but I intend going into one more hand skills.

GBETU TV: I see
Adesewa Salako: Yes

GBETU TV: So which of the mentioned will be your career path?
Adesewa Salako: Like I said I want to get to the peak of my career, and alongside, run a business of either one or more of my handskills.

GBETU TV: Fine! Tell us about your hairdressing business, how do you manage it and what are your specialties?
Adesewa Salako: It's been going on well at least, I don't have a shop yet because of school so I do home services most times, I fix hairs and weavons mainly, both on the hair and wigs.

GBETU TV: What type of hairs do you specialise on and how have you been able to improve on it as a general style?
Adesewa Salako: Like I said I fix hairs and weavons, both on hair and wigs, but I surf the net a lot, I improve my skills by watching new styles and new methods on YouTube, and other social networks.

GBETU TV: Hummm! This business of yours, its majorly at school right?
Adesewa Salako: Yes majorly at school because most of clients are students but have gotten a few work outside school too, like someone seeing my wig, and asking who made it , so all that got me work from outside too.

GBETU TV:Beautiful! So what effect does Unilorin  have on your business or have done to it?
Adesewa Salako: Hmmm, really unilorin provides most of my prospective clients because most times, I go the school hostel and make hair, and most clients I get are from school, like 70% of my clients are student of unilorin.

GBETU TV: How many lecturers patronise you? 
Adesewa Salako: Hmmmm, like a two or three, because I don't really hang around except for classes so I don't really have encounters wit them.

GBETU TV: Can you mention their names?
Adesewa Salako: Hahahaha, they weren't persistent so I don't think I need to mention their  names.

GBETU TV: Fair! You mentioned surfing the internet a lot while trying to improve on your skills, do you encourage others to do the same and on a rate of 1-10 how much has it helped?
Adesewa Salako: It depends on those u referring to as others, because people around also surf the net a lot too, I will say 8, it has really helped because there are some styles have never done before but seeing a video of how it is done, really helps, and some I forgot some due to lack of practice, I learn them back, so it really helpful.

GBETU TV: As an advice to others, mention three social media mediums you use in improving your business and briefly how you use them?
Adesewa Salako: I  make use of two majorly, Instagram where I see new styles and get inspired to do them, then YouTube really helps in learning how it's been done, and it's been saving me since.

GBETU TV: Fine! So Gimmehear has gotten you to this level of promotion and business unveiling, how do you intend improving on yourself, education and business ?
 Adesewa Salako: Am grateful to Gimmehear for giving me this platform of unveiling my business, I intend learning more on what I know, and also want to go into  bridal hair styling , an advancement on hair. Making, and learn more of my beads, am almost through wit my first degree, then after service I hope to get a job soon, so I could enroll for my next degree. I also face model for makeup artistes, I  wish to get more of it.

GBETU TV: Lol! A funny one here! I heard something. Is your next degree going to be marriage?
Adesewa Salako: Lol! Marriage can come up any time after school.

GBETU TV: So its truly part of the degree then?
Adesewa Salako: Sure


GBETU TV: Hehe! So why statistics? And how do you intend using it?
Adesewa Salako: I love calculations, so I wanted to do mathematics but looking at the job opportunities of mathematics restricted to lecturing, I chose to go for statistics. A statistician can work anywhere, but I will like working wit a company, of at the Federal Bureau of Statistics or better still I'ld love to lecture, it all depends on what life throws at me, I pray it throws the best.

GBETU TV: Amen! So how can we find you on social media?
Adesewa Salako: You can add me on WhatsApp with, 08102354783, Instagram: @loniadesewa, Facebook:  Loni Adesewa. Twitter @kejjjy.

GBETU TV: Any last words? 
Adesewa Salako: I want to say thank you once again for this opportunity,  it's a privilege I will never take for granted, and also a big thank you to all people  and also to tell them, "life isn't just about racing, but racing with a goal and determination helps reaching the destination with fulfilment." Thanks!

GBETU TV: Nice chatting with you, we are happy having you at Gbetu. Cheers!

Adesewa Salako: Thanks Gbetu. It's my pleasure!






Face of Gimmehear was proudly supported by 
Gbetu Tv                                                Indomie Instant Noodles
 
OLLYB'S CONCEPT                             UNITED BANK OF AFRICA
 
FAD Intl Enterprises.                               Gimmehear Team
 
Bluevoice Radio                                       Brainslodge.com
 

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