We met up with Nasara Katuka to talk about her life as an expat in Malaysia. Nasara—from Kaduna in Nigeria—is a Business Developer in Kuala Lumpur. We also found out just how multi-talented she is. Listen now to find out for yourself!
Stuff that we talked about:
1:45 – She doesn’t miss church
2:04 – The point where I’m still not sure if she’s Nigerian
2:12 – Introducing Nasara Katuka, from Kaduna State in Nigeria
2:23 – [Facepalm] Ignorance galore
3:50 – She’s a Business Developer
4:04 – Background music from all the families playing at Paradigm Mall in Petaling Jaya
5:10 – What’s your story?
5:38 – She studied Business & Management
5:54 – Company closed and everyone had to “find their own way”
7:55 – Nigerian expats in Malaysia and our reluctance to “go back home”
12:02 – What does she do when she isn’t working?
13:53 – Al talks about his video project
14:52 – Nigeria doesn’t have an accent
16:11 – Favourite and least favourite things about being in Malaysia. First on the list? Electricity.
21:00 – How much travelling do you do?
24:05 – We find out that she models as well!
24:47 – She’s done a commercial for Harpic in May 2018 and a music video with DJ Policy’s African Woman in July 2018. She also does photo shoots. Check out Sunday Girls on Instagram
28:00 – Advice to other expats in Malaysia. Have a backup plan
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