- A Nigerian man has set the internet space buzzing after posting an old receipt of a car purchase
- The man named Isaac Fayose showcased an old receipt of a Honda Civic car that was valued at N3205 in 1976
- Nigerians expressed shock at the emerging receipt and decried how devalued the nation's currency has become
Every now and then, Nigerians showcase receipt of purchases made in the past to drive home the point that the nation's currency has lost its value. For some, it is to recount the good old days.
In a similar fashion, a Nigerian man recently shared an old receipt of a car purchase and got people talking.
In the receipt he posted, the car was sold for N3205 only.
He captioned the post:
"Brand new Honda Civic #3,205 naira only!! 1976.
"Please how much is Honda Civic Tokunbo today ?"
Nigerians miss the good old days
Social media lamented how bad things had become with the naira losing its value each year. One user however argued that even money was hard to come by in the supposed good old days.
"Our naira keep loosing it's value daybyday."
"Nawa o. I miss the good old days."
"But to get that amount that time ehnnnn."
"Gone are those days the years of our fathers."
Beetle car sold for N3908 wows many people
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that an old receipt of a Beetle car sold for N3908 had surfaced online.
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A man named Ojeniyi who shared the receipt of the car purchase on Facebook 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.
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."