- Nigerians oftentimes wonder why things have degenerated so badly in the country and they tend to think about the good old days
- This is exactly what a man named Suraj Oyewale did when he took to his social media page to share the receipt of his JSS 1 first term tuition fee which was just N40
- The receipt, which was issued by the government of Kwara state back in the early 1990s, got people talking on social media
A Nigerian man identified as Suraj Oyewale has taken people on social media on a trip down memory lane by sharing the receipt of his JSS 1 first term tuition fee.
The receipt Suraj shared on his Twitter page was issued by the government of Kwara state for the tuition of N40 naira back in the early 1990s.
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Suraj simply captioned the receipt:
"First term JSS 1 school fees. N40."
Tweeps soon flooded the comment section of the post to share their thoughts on the old receipt.
"When Nigeria was good."
"Multiply that by a thousand and it still isn't enough to pay for a very good school now. Nigeria which way."
Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man, Ayo Ojeniyi, took people on a trip down memory lane after sharing a photo of a Beetle car that was sold for N3,908.40 in 1982.
Ojeniyi also shared the receipt of the car purchase and asked people what they could buy with such an amount of money today.
Reacting to the photo, a Facebook user identified as Aliyu Hamagam said the minimum wage in 1982 was N120, suggesting that a Beetle car was expensive back in the day.
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In his words:
"In 1982, the national minimum wage was only N120. So you can understand what it means for one to raise about N4000 for a Beetle car."