There was this notion that modeling is meant for only a section of Nigeria and not the Northern part of it, it was believed was that, the art of modeling lacks modesty and therefore is not meant for north as it depicts the norms and values of the region.
However, when young and good looking Tukur Adam popularly known as Mr President began his modeling carrier in modeling many believed that the young chap wouldn’t make it at all because of the geopolitical zones he came from and the pre-notion that, it wasn’t meant for people like him.
The young promising model was so determine to prove these people wrong as he excelled in his chosen field day by day. He is one of the few northern Nigerian fashion model who had made it to the peak of modeling, born on 4th march 2000 in Zaria, young Tukus is a 2018 graduate of computer scientist from Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria city and a businessman who had taken modeling as a profession The young model’s undeniable striking appearance and impressive style earned him recognition everywhere.
It was gathered that, in recent time, the young model has amazed over 76,893 flowers on Instagram as at February 2020, as one of the best record set by any northern model.
According to records the young northern model began his modeling carrier within the social media cycle and gradually became one of the most likable youth on Instagram in northern part of Nigeria, some of his followers on Instagram usually visit from different states snap pictures together to post on Instagram just to gain more likes and followers.
He gradually, officially started his modeling carrier with foleelagos a company based in Lagos. From there he began to have series of business contracts from different fashion promoters and other promoters within and outside the country. From there he began to secure products promotional jobs on advert, campaigns, short videos, photo shoots in Zaria city, Kaduna state among other states as well as traveling to various locations.
Young Adam told daily trust entertainment that, his choice of modeling as a carrier was influenced by his zeal to prove to the world that, the North can borrow, modify and adopt various entertainment opportunities that can earn them a lawful living. He added that, his involvement in modeling is to also prove a point that there is modesty in modeling.
“Many people thought being a model means posing nude or half naked for the world to see and get paid. I wanted to prove a point that, there is modesty in modeling because as a model, I earn a lawful living without being wayward or deviating from my culture and norms. However, what is happening nowadays is that, the mantle of glamour has been taken from the women and given to the men.