You look so fresh: Young man stirs reactions with photos taken abroad years after leaving Nigeria

You look so fresh: Young man stirs reactions with photos taken abroad years after leaving Nigeria

- A Nigerian man's progress after he relocated to the United States of America has amazed many

- While many said that the cameras used in taking his throwback and recent photos are different, others said his relocation paid off

- The young man revealed that he migrated in 2017 and took his second photo a few weeks before he shared it

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A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @Horiyourme has joined the popular "when I left and now" challenge on the platform.

Sharing two photos taken years apart on Twitter, the man captioned it with "then vs now".

In his first snap, the man was at the airport and about to leave Nigeria. The second photo shows him in the US wearing a winter coat.

In a follow-up tweet, the man said he left Nigeria in 2017 and that the second picture was taken two weeks before he shared it on Twitter.

Many tweeps who were amazed by his transformation said that they also need to relocate to places that offer more opportunities.

See his post below:

As at the time of writing this report, his tweet has over 20,000 likes with more than 4,000 retweets. compiled some of the reactions below:

@ikeoluwajayeola said:

"I’ve come to the conclusion that no man/woman is ugly as far as you’re a Nigerian....mehn, the before and after pictures of people who have left the country I’ve been seeing since yesterday is enough confirmation."

@Toluwani_007 said:

"Omo, how many of us remain for this country self?"

@TissyBoy4 asked:

"I sabi this face o! You stayed around Abesan estate iPaja before or attended global excellence??"
You look so fresh: Young man stirs reactions with photos taken aborad years after leaving Nigeria
His transformation photo really amazed many on social media. Photo source: @Horiyourme
Source: Twitter

@MDcwayne said:

"See as snow don make u fresh finish.. e don make ur eyes clear more seff. Who say Yankee no sweet?"

@MoshoodKola3 said:

"Looking good is directly proportional to right condition provided temp pressure remains constant."

@Eva19Queen said:

"Seriously yours really shock me, God is involved."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that two friends showed that friendship is all about helping each other and their story set social media abuzz.

In a Twitter post on Tuesday, March 2, one of the friends with the handle @No4troublemaker shared a throwback photo of when they were students at the University of Benin (UNIBEN).

The second snap showed them in Munich, Germany several years later. What is obvious in both photographs was how their skins went from being dark to fair, making them look all fresh.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.


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