Peter Atakpo

Peter Atakpo has been a barber for 12 years. He started barbering for fun in Nigeria, barbering his siblings and friends’ hair, before realising he could make a living from it. Over the years he has worked at various barber shops in South Africa, Ireland and he is currently working for Emmanuel’s in Clapham Junction.

For the National: Barber Shop Chronicles

 

(Published May 2017)