Nigerians React to Photos of Exchange Rate Market That Looks Like Lagos Tomato Market

Nigerians React to Photos of Exchange Rate Market That Looks Like Lagos Tomato Market

  • Nigerians have started reacting to a viral picture of the exchange rate market in Hargeisa, Somaliland
  • The pictures show Somalis chilling being parked on wheelbarrows for people to come for the exchange of the foreign currencies
  • A Nigerian confirmed that she had seen a documentary that in the market, the bureau de change can cover it, go to Mosque while a customer will wait for him to return

Pictures of an exchange market rate market in Hargeisa, Somalia, have generated reactions from Nigeria.

The pictures show the marketer, popularly called Bureau de change in Nigeria, parking huge cash in wheelbarrows while waiting for customers who will patronise them.

The pictures are shared by an online media named African Fact Zone, tagged with “Hargeisa Foreign Exchange Market in Somaliland.”

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The pictures reflect the state of the country’s economy as well as security.

While reacting to the pictures, a Nigerian named Doctor Penking said, “Nigeria will soon get here if we don’t vote right in 2022.”

However, another netizen from Somalia, identified as Muhammed Ahmed, said the market is not a reflection of a bad economy or inflation but a result of peace that exists in the country.

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Confirming Ahmed’s claim, another netizen @officialmabel, said:

“Yeah, I watched a documentary, that someone can leave his/her cash covered, go and pray and then come back and no one will touche it. I also watched that, pple who want to exchange cash, will hv to wait for the person to return from prayer then transactions can be carried out.”

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In another news, reported that 5 years of war have thrown once bubble Bamenda, a Cameroonian city, into a peace-begging city.

Due to the war, Bamenda city is now a place of death, and the only means of livelihood appeared to be selling coffins.

The war is strictly between the English-speaking people and mainly the French-speaking government.

Council workers are reported to pick corps from mortuaries, streets and rivers and give them poor burial.


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