- A Nigerian broadcaster, Rufai Oseni, has taken people down memory lane when $1,000 was N546.45
- Rufai with the Instagram handle @rufaioseni shared a ticket that was issued in 1980 on the social media page and Nigerians were taken aback
- Today, $1,000 is equal to N413,790 and many people have expressed dissatisfaction over the exchange rate
A Nigerian broadcaster identified as Rufai Oseni has taken to social media to post a ticket showing when $1,000 was N546.45.
Sharing the photo on his page, Rufai with the Instagram handle @rufaioseni simply wrote:
"What happened to Nigeria?"
The ticket was issued in 1980. According to the current exchange rate, $1,000 is equal to N413,790 and Nigerians are wondering where the country got it wrong.
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The photo @rufaioseni shared got people talking as many of them flooded the comment section of the post.
"They took away our pride, gave us their own and we see less value of ourselves ever since then and now we got it all wrong in every sector."
"Buhari and the APC happened bro..."
"I just want to say thanks for representing the common man on the TV every single day. You are the voice of the people, and our hero. Keep up the good work."
In other news, 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.
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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.