Man says an average household spends R6k on food monthly, many react

Man says an average household spends R6k on food monthly, many react

- Habu Umaru has caused a lot of controversy online following his take on the amount an average household spends on food

- According to him, foodstuff takes R6 450, internet, domestic worker and electricity cost R2 150 and he put his entertainment bill at R860

- Many found the reality he painted very out of place as they said running a home in the country does not demand that much

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A Nigerian man with the Twitter name Habu Umaru has generated massive reactions on social media after he said that an average home in the country runs on R10 600 monthly.

He was saying this in response to young people who come online to put down the effort of parents trying to survive despite all odds stacked against them. There were many who disagreed with his analysis, saying many homes in the country do not need that much to survive.

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In his breakdown of the expenses, Habu apportioned R860 for internet need, R645 for electricity, R1 290and another R860 go for fuel and maid respectively.

See the full breakdown below:

As at the time of writing this report, his tweet has gone viral with over 1 000 quoted replies and close to 5 000 likes.

A collage of pictures showing the Nigerian man.
Photo source: Twitter/Habu Umara
A collage of pictures showing the Nigerian man, Habu Umaru, who gave a breakdown of monthly expenses. Photo source: Twitter/Habu Umara
Source: UGC

Below are some of the responses:

There were so many disagreements in the comment section.

Others used the opportunity to tell people how much they spend, further picking holes in Habu's submission.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that an entrepreneur, Chimdi Ibeawuchi, revealed how she made R430 000 shortly after her degree at the Caritas University in Enugu.

After school, she went into the cattle business, something which took her to Gumel, Katagun, Azare, and Pastikum among other places. In a Twitter post on Saturday, October 11, she said she loaded 11 trucks with 34 cows and transported them to Port Harcourt, Bayelsa, and Delta.

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She cashed into the post-election moment when politicians were giving out cows as gifts to their constituents and party stalwarts.

During that era, she was able to sell many cows with just 19 mortality rates. She, however, hit a huge loss in 2012 when she took a business move prematurely. Some of the challenges she weathered was a bounced cheque and several losses that made her neck-deep in debts.

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