There’s an ongoing challenge happening on Twitter, as Nigerians in the diaspora shares their before and after photos online.
The challenge hashtag #ThenVSNow has been trending on Nigeria Twitter since mourning as Nigerians abroad shares old photo of themselves before they left the country.
See some of the photos shared online.
Then vs Now!
So particular about my growth mentally, physically and career wise 🥺 pic.twitter.com/tmpbIhw91u
— Seyi Sophia💞 (@seyisophia_) March 4, 2021
Then VS Now. pic.twitter.com/YxbmpF7WlX
— Ọkọ Dr. 🇺🇸 (@Horiyourme) March 4, 2021
Then vs now ……. three week diff. pic.twitter.com/WqD0lYpu6b
— Folaniyi77 (@Folami48827) March 4, 2021
— Cyprian_Oton (@Cyprianoton001) March 4, 2021
Reacting to the challenge, Nigerians living in the country expressed shock at the high rate of changes those abroad have experienced compared to people still living in the country.
See some of their reactions online.
The “then vs now” makes it clear that Nigeria is a bastard.
— FEYi 🤍 (@blarrkwave_) March 4, 2021
When they’re sharing ‘THEN vs NOW’ posts but you can’t join because you’re still in your ‘THEN’ pic.twitter.com/29xFIsWBG2
— #MadeInOwerri (@TalkTalkTwins) March 4, 2021
You see ehyyyyyy, dis Then vs Now challenge? One day I must surely do my own, I will at least leave Nigeria, and den come back. pic.twitter.com/9vzzRaTxEP
— Son Of Man (@Leaf03890605) March 4, 2021