Man recounts how cobbler stole his shoes while going to church

Man recounts how cobbler stole his shoes while going to church

- A young man with the Twitter handle @tide_onilenla says a cobbler popularly called "aboki" played a fast one on him while going to church on Sunday, November 1

- According to him, the aboki eloped with his shoes after he asked him to polish them

- Nigerians have reacted to the young man's bad experience as some said they had also fallen victims before

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A Nigerian man has taken to social media to narrate the bad experience he had on Sunday, November 1, while going to church.

The man with the Twitter handle @tide_onilenla said while driving to church, he saw a cobbler popularly called "aboki" and decided to polish his shoes.

According to him, he handed the aboki his shoes and decided to turn to the other side of the road where they both agreed that the shoes would be picked up.

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Nigerian man recounts how aboki stole his shoes while going to church

The Nigerian man recounted how a shoemaker played a fast one on him in Lagos. Photo credit: @tide_onilenla/Twitter
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He said when he turned to the other side of the road, the aboki and his shoes were nowhere to be found.

Nigerians took to the comments section to share their thoughts as some also recounted similar experiences.

Tweep with the handle @ManTwinkle wrote:

"Happened to me once at CMS, my uber had to drive me somewhere to buy another shoe."

Another Twitter user with the handle @PercentNaija wrote:

"Moral of the story, polish your shoe on Saturday before Sunday."

@Dungymoore commented:

"Eyah! Now I understand. Aboki too know better shoe nowadays."

@badman_diallo wrote:

"Since you turned with your car, he decided to turn with your Shoe.. it's a Win Win situation."

Below are other reactions:

In other news, the capital city of Kwara state, Ilorin, was recently filled with pandemonium when series of dishonest Nigerians took to the streets to start looting supermarkets and small businesses.

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A young man identified simply as David Hiddy on Twitter took to social media platform to share his own experience with a looter that he accosted after leaving his shop.

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