- A Twitter user identified as White Nigerian on social media has shared photos of himself and his family marking Nigeria's Independence Day in style
- The oyinbo man, his wife and two children all posed in matching Nigerian jersey as they represented the country on October 1
- The cute photos have gained a lot of likes and comments on social media
On October 1, a lot of Nigerians decided to honour their fatherland and represent the country by wearing national symbols such as the colour of the Nigerian flag and even the official sports jersey to mark the special day the nation clocked 59 since gaining independence.
Among them was Mohammed Jammal, a Twitter user who calls himself White Nigerian. Although Jammal was born and grew up in Jos, Nigeria, his skin tone shows that he is from a foreign ancestry but the man has chosen to be and act like a Nigerian.
It came as no surprise when he chose to represent his country on October 1, on the occasion of Independence Day. Jammal and his beautiful family comprising of his gorgeous wife and two daughters, all posed in the Nigerian football jersey as they wished the country well on her 59th anniversary.
The happily married man and father shared the photo on his official Twitter page and gained a lot of likes and comments.
See photo below:
Meanwhile, 12 African-Americans, exploring their ancestry in West Africa, have been given native Nigerian names in commemoration of the four centuries of the first Africans slaves to arrive in Virginia, United States.
The Americans were christened local Igbo names at a ceremony on Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day, Tuesday, October 1. The event was organised by the Global Institute of Diversity and Change and the Igbo Community in Abuja.
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