Elderly white man moves to Africa, wows by speaking African language

Elderly white man moves to Africa, wows by speaking African language

- A white man identified as Yakubu Durojaye has claimed Nigerian citizenship

- The elderly man says he's from Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, where he lived for two years as a teacher

- He says he enjoyed a number of Nigerian delicacies during his stay in the country

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An elderly white man has claimed Nigerian citizenship, saying he is from Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

The man, who identified himself as Yakubu Durojaye, could been seen in a video having a conversation in fluent Yoruba with a lady.

Durojaye told the unidentified lady that he lived in Ilorin for two years, where he was a teacher, adding that he enjoyed a number of Nigerian delicacies.

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Elderly white man Yakubu Durojaye wows social media with his fluent Yoruba
Yakubu Durojaye. Photo credit: Abimbola Majekodunmi-Onokoya/Facebook
Source: UGC

Similar incidents have been reported on in South Africa. Mzansi expressed their approval of a white man who shared a video ranting about being too broke to get a beer.

What the made the video so captivating for Mzansi was that he spoke fluent Zulu. Social media applauded his fluency and ease with the language, proud that he had put in the effort to communicate in one of South Africa’s languages other than English.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that an African man who arrived Canada as a student five years ago has taken to Twitter to share his success story.

The man identified as Tunde Omotoye said he arrived Canada five years ago as a student who was unsure of what the future had for him in the North American country.

Despite the uncertainty, he revealed that he has launched his own country five years after leaving the shores of Nigeria.

According to Omotoye, his company's aim is to help immigrants like him navigate their immigration and career journeys confidently and swiftly.

He tweeted:

"Five years ago, I arrived Canada. A student unsure of what the future had for me in Canada.
"Today, I launched a Canadian company that will help immigrants like me navigate their immigration and career journeys confidently and swiftly.
"Pay close attention to my journey."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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