Lady Relocates From Lagos to Her Village to Live in 3-Bedroom Apartment for Less Than N200k

Lady Relocates From Lagos to Her Village to Live in 3-Bedroom Apartment for Less Than N200k

  • A Nigerian lady has relocated to her village where she will become a permanent resident due to the high cost of city life
  • The lady said she used to live in Lagos, but her rent in the city increased to N1 million, and she refused to pay
  • The lady claimed she had paid for a 3-bedroom apartment in her village which cost less than N200,000

A Nigerian lady who was a resident of Lagos state has relocated to her village over the high cost of house rent in the city.

The lady said she was about to renew her rent in Lagos city but realised it had increased to N1 million.

Lady moves from Lagos to her village.
The lady said she paid less than N200k for rent in her village. Photo credit: TikTok/Atufe Lydia Sarah.
Source: TikTok

In a video she shared on TikTok, Atufe Lydia Sarah said she found a 3-bedroom apartment in her village, and she decided to move there.

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Sarah claimed to have paid less than N200,000 for the apartment in her village. She showed the interiors of the apartment, noting that it looked very spacious.

According to the young lady, her village was less than 10 miles drive from Lagos. However, she failed to mention the name of her village or its location.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as lady relocates from Lagos to her village

@Karisviva said:

"Abeg where's this your village let me come and rent a flat there?"

@Peter rich commented:

"Moving out of Lagos to a place close where u can get cheap land to do basic farming even if nah vegetable or rabbit production with less rent is wisdom."

@adebayo segun said:

"Village and Lagos is not the same, but your decisions are valid."

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@Goldomotoye said:

"Where you move to? 200k for 3 bed in this Nigeria. Dey play."

@Merriment said:

"Na your personal house be this. Nor lie."

@preshyhair said:

"No try am oooo. Village worst."

Man shows off portable house on TikTok

In a related story, reported that a Nigerian man had shown people a video of a portable house which could be taken to anywhere the owner wants.

The house, which is beautifully painted, has a tiled floor, bathroom and toilet and could be lifted and planted on the owner's land.

TikTok user, Oladele, who posted the video, said all one needs to own the house is a parcel of land where it could be planted.

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