Man Who's Lived in Germany for 29 Years Cries for Help, Says He Has Family in Nigeria

Man Who's Lived in Germany for 29 Years Cries for Help, Says He Has Family in Nigeria

  • A man who has lived in Europe for 29 years now has nothing to show for it, as he barely eats well
  • Speaking online and calling on Nigerians for help, the man said that he still keeps in touch with his family back in Nigeria
  • Among those who reacted to his emotional video were those who wanted to know if he treated his family well when his life was good

A man whose mother is Nigerian and his father Congolese has cried for help after living in Germany for 29 years.

The man said he has family back home in Nigeria and still keeps in touch with them. He added he has been homeless.

Nigerians in Europe/Feeding abroad.
The man wiped his tears as he talked. Photo source: @user7384703663788, Getty Images/Jorg Greuel
Source: TikTok

Man living in Germany

According to him in a video, he was once married to an oyinbo woman before life turned against him, and he went to prison for three years.

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Since returning from prison, he has been getting some stipends from the government, which could barely feed him for a week.

He cried a bit while narrating his story to a lady, Loveth. The man said even though the German government pays him €300 (N480,840.64) weekly, he only gets €20 (32,056.04) as much go into housing.

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

prettyheart said:

"Madam u for use pidgin to avoid mathematical equation."

okekeifeomaa said:

"Abeg i wan go Germany I'm a babysitter i need sponsor."

Mons daily said:

"We have Nigeria women who has also sent their husbands to prison."

Solomon said:

"Take him home and help him."

lazarusoriakhi said:

"Never make under tree to be a home .don't forget were you are coming from no matter how cool the tree it."

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Desain asked:

"Did he help those people he left in Africa for Germany? That's the question."

The biggest said:

"My question is that, how many people did he helped when he was doing well?"

slimvalerie1 said:

"God please help your sons and daughters abroad."

t boy said:

"When they need help that time they will know Nigerians are good."

joy said:

"Maybe he should go back home..did he lose his family contact?"

Woman who had lived in Europe for 64 years

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian woman had been a resident of Europe for 64 years and counting.

A video trending online indicated that the woman travelled to Germany in 1960 and has resided there since then.


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