Japa: “I Don’t Admire Being a 2nd Class Citizen in Another Man’s Country” - Zicsaloma Speaks, Many Disagree

Japa: “I Don’t Admire Being a 2nd Class Citizen in Another Man’s Country” - Zicsaloma Speaks, Many Disagree

  • Popular skit maker Zicsaloma has shared his opinion on the popular ‘japa’ trend among young Nigerians
  • Zicsaloma, who said he doesn’t admire being a second-class citizen in another country, added that it looks like many have given up on the country
  • The young man stated that he wished many youths would stay back to build the country they desire, a statement which sparked reactions

Popular skit maker Zicsaloma is currently making headlines following a lengthy statement he shared on the ‘japa’ trend.

Zicsaloma, who happens to be against relocation said that being a 2nd class citizen in another man’s country was not something he admired.

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Zicsaloma says he still has faith in Nigeria. Credit: @zicsaloma
Source: Instagram

He added that the mass relocation from the country showed many have given up on the country. On his part, Zicsaloma said he still had faith in Nigeria and really wants young people to stay back and ensure the country works.

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An extract from his lengthy tweet read:

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“I don’t know, but I feel somehow when I see people congratulate people who ‘japad’. It seems everyone is hopeless about the Nigerian situation; being a second class citizen in another man’s country is not something I admire at all.”

See his tweets below:

The skit maker went on to advise young Nigerians who are keen on leaving to get adequate information about their preferred country.

Netizens react to Zicsaloma’s tweet about Japa

See some of the reactions below:


"Do what works for you. It’s your choice!"


"I rather be a second class citizen in a safe country with a good working system than to be in my homeland where Nigeria can happen to me.. choices differs but living in an unsafe place.."

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"Zic if to serve Nigeria is your choice please serve in peace. As for me and my household to serve Nigeria is not by force ."


"To each his own…."


"My brother this is my thinking before oooo, but........ nevertheless no place like sha but if anyone have the opportunity to japa plsssss do..... most especially sacrifice it for your children you will tank me later in future ."


"Money don dey your hand bro na why you fit talk like this."

Everyone is entitled to their opinion - Relocation consultant

Seyi Obasi, a relocation consultant in a chat with Legit.ng's Olumide Alake on Twitter in a reaction to the report of Zicsaloma's statement about the 'Japa' trend in Nigeria said the skit maker like every other person is entitled to their opinion.

In her word:

"I do not have a comment. Everyone is entitled to an opinion."

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Zicsaloma holds double-in-one party

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Zicsaloma celebrated his birthday and his new house in a lavish double-in-one event.

The party, which took place on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, showed some popular faces in the entertainment industry like Pretty Mike, IsbaeU, Officer Woos, Taaooma, among others in attendance.

Another clip from the party, which was shared by Zicsaloma, showed how money rained at the event.

Source: Legit.ng

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