“English Na Your Mate?” Reactions as Nigerian Kid Struggles to Speak English, Mixes Yoruba Instead, Goes Viral

“English Na Your Mate?” Reactions as Nigerian Kid Struggles to Speak English, Mixes Yoruba Instead, Goes Viral

  • A video of a young Nigerian kid struggling to speak English while narrating a matter has attracted massive attention on TikTok
  • The adorable boy who was asked to narrate a situation began mixing Yoruba and English languages as he hilariously expressed himself
  • Many suggested that a dedicated social media account be created for the little boy, expressing their desire to see more of his funny content

A little Nigerian boy has now become a viral sensation on Tik Tok as he attempted to explain a situation in English.

In a video shared by @annashy24, the little boy's valiant attempt to recount a situation he witnessed in English left many in fits of laughter.

Little boy struggles to speak English, and blends Yoruba.
A little boy struggles to speak English and flips to Yoruba instead. Photo source: TikTok/@annashy24
Source: TikTok

The struggle was real

The little boy struggled to express himself while switching between English and Yoruba, as he occasionally pointed at the people involved to emphasise his narrative.

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Laughter was heard in the background as he tried to give a detailed account of the situation with all seriousness.

The scene was even funnier because his shorts kept falling off his waist, which he kept pulling up.

The response from netizens was overwhelmingly positive, as they flooded the comment section. Some noted the number of times he said "Ermh" between his sentences.

Social Media Reactions:

@iamlicia_10 said:

"Gather here if you don’t understand what he’s saying."


"The English sounds good in his mouth. It's just the combination/mixture of the two languages,"

@larabeautyempire said:

"The courage is don't mind them president of tomorrow."

@yemipearls3 said:

"Ehn mmm ni pe don reach 50 million wey he mention ham."

@simply.dijah said:

"He looks so cute and sounds so cute; I couldn't laugh, just smiled all the way, all I see is a sweet little boy narrating,"

@boisozz said:

"Pls ehm ehm open account for him ehm npe we wan to ehm see more of him."

Watch video:

Nigerian kid in the UK speaks Yoruba funnily

Meanwhile, Legit. ng reported that a Nigerian kid in the UK spoke Yoruba hilariously..

A Nigerian woman and her kid made many laugh in a video where he tried to speak the Yoruba language.

The kid who has probably lived all his life abroad made a very funny attempt at repeating some words after his mother.

Source: Legit.ng

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