- An emerging photo of an old receipt issued out for the rental of a compound and hall has sparked reactions among Nigerians
- The Eko Club hall which was given out for a wedding occasion at GHc7 only in 1982 now goes for GHc29,000
- Reacting to the receipt, some Nigerians decried how bad things have become, others argued that even the GHc7 was hard to come by at that time
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Photo of an old receipt for the use of a Lagos hall and compound has surfaced online and got many people talking.
Instagram user, Tunde Ednut, shared a photo of the old receipt he said belonged to a man.
It was observed that the receipt was issued for the usage of a hall and compound to host a wedding in 1982.
Quite surprising, both land spaces were given out at only GHc7.
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According to Tunde, the same properties are now being leased at about GHc29,000.
Social media reacts
"Event Hall Na good business oo because despite the fact that people complain everyday … Party will definitely happen every weekend "
"So it was our parents that started all these till dawn and they won't allow us to go and party till dawn..see double standards na.."
"Times have changed, i think it's well deserved, state o the art infrastructure, New technologies etc. It's normal that we must accept and understand that this changes must happen."
"It's the same thing for the standard of living then, that #500 is high $1000 was #540 then Now $1 is #540 so that #500 is higher then lol "
"My mum was paid less than 100 naira as monthly salary then.. so 500 naira was a big money to pay.."
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Nigerian man shares old receipts of two 2-bedroom flats his parents had paid for in 1988 and 1993
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a Nigerian man had shared old receipts of two 2-bedroom flats his parents had paid for in 1988 and 1993.
The man identified as Chiwueze said a two-bedroom flat was leased to his parents at N180 in 1988 and another at N325 in the year 1993.
According to a Facebook user, Ugo Offoaro, who shared the content, Chiwueze wrote:
"Chinekee!!! See what I found! My parents receipts for the flats. Two - 2bedroom Where has this country gone to? 180 Naira in 1988 and 325 by 1993. The good old days."