Man Living Abroad Returns After People Drained His Life Savings In Nigeria, Speaks Good English

Man Living Abroad Returns After People Drained His Life Savings In Nigeria, Speaks Good English

  • A Nigerian man in his mid 50's became a security guard after he had spent between 15 to 20 years abroad
  • The man spoke excellent English language as he narrated his life story and how he has been trying to be happy
  • Many Nigerians who heard his story were moved as some praised his spoken English that could rival anybody's

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A Nigerian man in his mid-50s who spent more than a decade abroad returned to the country broke after people drained his savings.

In a TikTok clip, the man, who has lived in places like the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Lebanon and some Asian countries, said he was making about N3m monthly working abroad.

Returnees in Nigeria/Man worked as security guard.
The man shared his life story with a Nigerian lady. Photo source: @a.a_clown2
Source: UGC

Man wows netizens with good English

Now poor and in Nigeria, he makes N50k monthly as a security guard. He spoke Queen's English while responding to questions from @a.a_clown2.

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The resilient security guard said he always tried to stay positive despite everything he had been through.

After @a.a_clown2 gave him N10k, the man became emotional and expressed his deepest gratitude.

Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

sucre said:

"This is one of my biggest fear in life !! hustle hard at young age, then before old age losing it all.. I pray against wasted effort."

King Ramsey said:

"Omo the security man English beta pas Jenny's glow own."

Djdon_dizzle said:

"Wow his spoken English is so smooth."

officialethical said:

"Remove the wasted his life, he went outside the country to hustle like some of us, he trusted people, and they messed him up, may God help him."

kdtrealng said:

"If this man gets a second chance to leave naija again, he’ll never set foot in naija ever again."

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Dom said:

"Me way get BSC no fit speak smooth English like this."

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In similar news, a Nigerian doctor said he relocated to Canada to give his children a better future.

He stated that earning in Nigeria is way better than in a foreign country with rigorous working hours.

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In other news, reported how a woman's husband betrayed her after she paid considerable sums to relocate him to the UK.

The poor, unsuspecting woman did not realise her husband had other plans.

Many who watched the video felt sorry for her. Some sent her words of encouragement.

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