Throwback Nando’s Ad Hits the Spot on SA Traffic Cops and Bribery: Food Solves All the Problems

Throwback Nando’s Ad Hits the Spot on SA Traffic Cops and Bribery: Food Solves All the Problems

  • An old Nando’s ad has surfaced on social media and despite its age, it is still extremely relevant in Mzansi
  • The ad shows a traffic cop pulling over a man who has an expired licence, the problem shortly fades after he buys the cop Nando’s for lunch
  • Mzansi citizens took to the comment section to have a good laugh as they know this situation far too well

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A social media user shared a throwback ad made by Nando's South Africa and it still serves the good-good. These guys have been doing the thing for years and their content has only gotten spicier, just like their chicken.

Throwback, Nando’s ad, traffic cops, bribery
Facebook page SA Long-distance Truckers shared an old Nando's clip on social media where the bribery of traffic cops was highlighted. Image @SA Long distance Truckers
Source: Facebook

Facebook page SA Long-distance Truckers shared an old clip in which Nando’s grilled Mzansi traffic police. If someone says they bought a traffic cop lunch just to be kind, we all know the real reason behind it.

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In the clip, it shows a man being pulled over with an expired licence. In a roundabout way, the cop lets the man know that some lunch might make the issue go away, lol. Every South African knows this far too well!

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Laughing at the accuracy of the ad, social media users took to the comment section to have a good chuckle. Not knowing the ad was a throwback, some were a little shook over the price of the meal too. You can’t even get chips for R21.95 these days!

Here are some of the comments:

Johan Meyer knows the drill far too well:

“Where there is smoke, there is fire. Nando's spot on again. This cop must be from Gauteng Traffic.”

Nhlakanipho Shongwe could not believe the price:

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“When was this? Quarter chicken and chips costing R21.95.”

S'bongo Sibalcool knows this ad tells the tale of an issue that is far too rife in Mzansi:

“There's a big story behind this advert.”

Pfari Mpfareni lives for the content Nando’s serves:

“Nando's adverts always on top.”

Nando’s claps back at trolls over rolls, Mzansi left busting

One local guy decided to hit out at Nando's and alleged that he ate their rolls and was left with a whitened face because of the flour, reported Briefly News.

Predictably, the restaurant's PR team just couldn’t just keep quiet and they headed online to return the jab. The company’s social media manager left a hilarious response to @ItsTheReal_Bizz, saying he should try his luck elsewhere.

They also say the customer must have watched a bad make-up tutorial that went horribly wrong. So, he cannot blame their delicious rolls.

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Despite many social networkers finding the tweet funny, some added salt to the wound and said the guy was badly assaulted with the rolls. Nando's responded:

“Data ere Tsho! Halfway through a make-up tutorial, then you wanna blame our rolls? Wa re phaphela.”


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