If You Earn #1 Everyday, You Cannot Make $1 in a Year: Twitter Users React to the Huge Difference

If You Earn #1 Everyday, You Cannot Make $1 in a Year: Twitter Users React to the Huge Difference

The huge difference between the Nigerian naira and the American dollar has been laid bare when a twitter user posted an update on his page.

The update, which was posted by @fineboytunde_ read:

"The difference between #1 and $1 is so big that even if you earn #1 everyday you won’t make $1 in a year."

In reaction, his followers lamented the huge gap, with many blaming the Nigerian government for the situation. Some of them even lamented their presence in the country.

If you earn #1 everyday, you cannot make $1 in a year: Twitter users react to the huge difference
The huge difference between the Nigerian naira and the American dollar has been laid bare. Premium Times
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Afambu Tochukwu lamented that the assertion is a reality in the country.

He wrote:

"A very disturbing and sad reality. Most annoying part is making #1 a day can’t afford you a meal even if you save it for 1 year."

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Another twitter user, kinzy added:

"I’m saying you still wont get a dollar in 18 months"

Here are other reactions:

Elite Gainer

"That angel wey direct me come this country ehn even God no fit separate us when we I reach heaven."

Nasti Krëëd:

"I can't imagine how discouraged I suddenly became just now."

@Mr_Funtari

"Can't blame me if I think $0 is greater than #0"

Another angle

Meanwhile, another tweep in efforts to make light of the whole situation alluded to the purchasing power of the two currencies.

"Can $1 afford you a meal in America?, Bisi Juga Oluwagbemileke, asked.

His position was quickly dismissed by other tweeps who insisted that the naira is valueless compared to its dollar counterpart.

Steve Marcelino @steveyade in his response wrote:

15 Delicious Fast-Food Items You Can Get For $1
1. Taco Bell Nacho Crunch Double-Stacked Taco. Courtesy of Taco Bell.
2. McDonald's Iced Tea. Courtesy of McDonald's.

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3. McDonald's Chocolate Chip Cookie.
4. Wendy's Junior Frosty.
5. Burger King Decaf Coffee.

@Diegofreeman78 added:

"They even spend in cents there. Here even bank charge don pass 10 naira per transaction.. Tom tom which was once 2 for 5 naira is now 15naira for 1."

@encrypted2011 also wrote:

"What can you buy with 1 naira in Nigeria vs What can you buy with $1 in US. That's what you should be comparing. Am sure you can buy some edibles for $1 in US."

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