You no get shaving stick? Meet “Queen Okafor”, Nigeria’s Hairiest lady who has made her way into Wikipedia

She dubbed herself Nigeria’s hairiest lady and regularly posts pictures of her hairy nature.

Meet Queen Nonyerem Okafor, the woman with 23,000 FB followers who has been portrayed as standing tall against bullies in Dailymail, The Mirror, The Sun and other media platforms.

Nonye gets bullied for showing courage. Weather na fear o, hardly anyone likes or comment on her picture – even though many people look her up (I was only passing through ?) – but behind her back, opinions flood in:


But she has received positive comments and is profiting from promoting herself.

The hairs – a condition called Hirsutism – only started growing rapidly from aged 21, though she tried removing them to no success. Encouraged by a friend to appreciate her nature, she started to promote self.

The Abuja based Igbo lady, now 29, is engaged and she says: “My boyfriend likes me the way I look and I have not been dumped because I am hairy.”


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