The young Nigerian man who is set to wed his American lover ten months after they met on Instagram and fell in love with each other has said that Nigerian women do not know the true meaning of love.
23-year-old Isa Sulaiman his lover Janine Sanchez, 46, who is a chef in California met face to face for the first time when the mother of two flew into Kano over the weekend.
Speaking in an interview with BBC Pidgin, the former barber who is based in the North berated Nigerian women after finding love with a white lady.
“Di truth be say our women no sabi wetin be true love, it is either dem dey eye somthin or dem get plans but if white woman tell you say she love you, bros she mean am from di bottom of her heart.”
“We meet after i start to follow her for instagram and if she post pishure i go like am, den afta small time I come see say some Yahoo boys dey try scam her, so I send her message say make she no mind those pipo so dat tin come attract her, e show her say na honest pesin I be. Na dat one first attract her.”
“From dia we come dey chat wella, video calls and na all dat one lead us to this level wey we dey.”
When asked if they have both slept in the same room since Janine came to Kano, he said:
“We no dey sleep for di same room, i dey stay with her till night before i go tell her good night, even dis one wey we dey do (small hugs and holding hands) pipo dey talk talkless of sleeping together.”
Isa also disclosed that his family has given him the go-ahead to marry Janine and he’s now planning to wed her in March before moving with her to America.
“Afta di wedding for March by God’s grace na
US straight for dia I go get work, go back to school na just secondary school i stop and hopefully get soccer team wey i go play for.”