Man Says it's Better to Stay in Hotel than Pay Rent, Many Nigerians React, Disagree

Man Says it's Better to Stay in Hotel than Pay Rent, Many Nigerians React, Disagree

  • A Nigerian man got many people talking when he made a case for living in a hotel over renting an apartment
  • In his defense, the man said running a generator with the high cost of fuel in a rented apartment is more expensive than hotel bills
  • Nigerians kicked against his advice as they countered him with different realistic points about cheap rented apartment

A Nigerian man known for his opinion on real estate online made a submission that many disagreed with.

The man told Nigerians that it was better to stay in a hotel than pay rent. Despite his attempts to justify his point, Nigerians said he did not think it through.

Living costs in Nigeria/Rent payment in Nigeria.
A hotel room with a clean bed sheet and pillows. Photo source: @official_gegeh, Getty Images/Twenty47studio, ah_fotobox - Andreas
Source: TikTok

Paying rent vs Hotel bills

The man (@official_gegeh) paid over N20k per night for the hotel he lodged in and said he had done the same thing in different states in Nigeria.

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Many people who watched his video argued that he just wanted to trend and should not have given such careless advice.

When he added that running a generator in a rented apartment is expensive compared to staying in a hotel with a full power supply, a person countered him with a-N200k-yearly rent option.

Watch his video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

Vin_cloud said:

"I thought he was making sense until I press #25,700 X 365 days."

Uwa one of Benin said:

"Oga e be like say yh don smoke loud."

Seyram said:

"First I was taking ur advice seriously buh I didn’t know you’re just a content creator."

TMighty countered him:

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"Wot of me wey dey pay 200k for rent?"

Mrawesome92 said:

"Chia I just imagine me and my wife with kids coming out from hotel where we live."

Borny$$ said:

"Be like say na your hotel business u dey promote."

Gmercy said:

"Finally I don see husband for saidaboj."

Man_Cartel said:

"Just 15k a day way I pay for 5 days body the pain me."

Lady rented house, redecorated it

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady shared the renovations she did on a rented apartment in Lagos state.

After paying for the house, she (@i_am_zeri) showed people the state of the flat before she got down to work on it.


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