Photos of a Nigerian soldier escorting a Chinese man to a market in Lagos state has stirred an uproar on social media.
In the photos shared online by a Twitter user who spotted them at Ikosi fruit market in Ketu area of Lagos state, the soldier who was armed with an AK-47 rifle is seen with the Chinese national who was buying some fruits.
Infuriated by the total disregard for the Nigerian army, the Twitter user wrote,
“I saw a Nigerian soldier with an AK-47, following a Chinese (in a blue T-shirt) up and down in the market and doing the work of a maid. The Chinese buy and give to the “maid” to carry behind him. The “maid” hurries to the car to offload and comes back to his “oga”. Shame!”
The post has been met with heavy criticisms from Nigerians on Twitter who described it as a disgrace and rape on the Nigerian army.
A tweep, identified as Iwuala Paul, reacting to the photos wrote,
“I lived in China for more than a decade, all through my years there I only saw the Chinese military for only about 5 times through those times. But in my own country, a Chinese man has subjected a Nigerian soldier to a common maid, a country that have no single regards for Nigerians and treated us to like animals. This is so unbelievable, I weep for this country.”
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