Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson Okojie sparked a discussion on social media with a video of her daughters smashing yam.
In the video, her eldest daughters are seen mashing yam in their hometown of Uromi.
Mercy Johnson shared the video on her Instagram page, playfully captioning it with “Uromi babes. If you can eat then you can pound.”
The video generated a mix of reactions from netizens. Many found the video amusing and commended Mercy Johnson for teaching her daughters practical skills from a young age.
Some commenters reminisced about their own experiences pounding yam and the challenges they faced, while others noted the cultural significance of such activities.
The post also sparked discussions about gender roles, empowerment, and the importance of understanding traditional practices.
Some commenters mentioned that these activities help children appreciate their heritage and understand the value of hard work.
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Overall, Mercy Johnson’s video not only entertained her followers but also sparked conversations around the importance of passing down cultural practices and skills to the next generation.