Nigerian Man Travelling by Road From Akure Seen Sitting on Roof of Car, Video Stirs Reactions

Nigerian Man Travelling by Road From Akure Seen Sitting on Roof of Car, Video Stirs Reactions

  • A video showing a man hanging on a moving vehicle as if he were strapped loads has got many Nigerians talking
  • In the clip, the man held onto a support bar on the car as he sat confidently, an act that got people saying it is dangerous
  • Nigerians who commented on the video expressed mixed reactions as some were wowed by his 'bravery'

A Nigerian man captured on camera as he balanced himself on a car has generated reactions on social media.

According to a video shared by @instablog9ja on Instagram, the man was said to be travelling from Akure to Ode in Ondo state.

Nigerian man travels from Akure by sitting on roof of car.
The man confidently sat on the roof of the car. Photo source: @instablog9ja
Source: Instagram

Very dangerous endeavour

While many found his act hilarious, others said that the man must have been so desperate to hitch a ride that he never considered his safety.

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In the short clip, the man held onto load-support on the vehicle to balance himself on the moving car.

Watch the video below (swipe):

At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 600 comments and thousands of likes on Instagram. compiled some of the reactions below:

_ifunanyachukwu said:

"Lol people are going through a lot..."

_orahh said:

"People would have thought he was scam if he comes up with the “I don’t have money on me and I’m traveling to akure” thing, hence this right here."

peacefulp105 said:

"People be risking their lives like they've nothing to loose."

_somebodys1stson said:

"I'm sure it's a tout from the car park who was feeling entitled to 200 naira from the car owner. Imagine going on a breezy unplanned road trip because of 200 naira that doesn't belong to you."

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sweetsophieeee joked:

"Lagos people don Dey move to Akure."

Man disobeys traffic law

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a video that went viral online showed the moment a man was serving a punishment for disobeying traffic rules on a road controlled by the army.

In the video description shared by @instablog9ja, it was revealed that he swerved into another lane that was not his and the officer caught him.

As his punishment, he was made to stand on the roof of his car and wave at all the vehicles passing. It was such a hilarious sight.


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