" It’s Sign Of Inferiority Complex For Africans To Bear European Names" - Reno Omokri

at 11:43 AM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Reno Omokri, a former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Africans, especially Nigerians, to stop bearing European names but should, instead, bear and be proud of their African names.
According to him,
“Neither my children nor I have any European names. We all proudly have ONLY African names (Reno is Itsekiri). The attitude Africans ought to have is that neither they nor their children should bear Western or non African names since Europeans and non Africans don’t bear African names. And don’t believe the myth that they will lose opportunities due to African sounding names. America elected a man named Barack Hussein Obama. It does not get more ethnic than that. Streatham in the UK elected a Member of Parliament called Chuka Umunna”.

Reno continued to say,
"also don’t be fooled by theories that Westerners will never be able to pronounce African names. Is your name more complicated than Schwarzenegger or Xiaoping? If they could pronounce those names, they can pronounce yours. If they can’t pronounce it, it is because they don’t want to!”
cypanyahucha at 11:56 AM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Wetin be ur own what any person answers?
ruthie at 11:58 AM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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man its by choice...this one is a backward thinker....failed individual trying so hard to stay relevant
tunlade70 at 12:18 PM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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For the first time, this guy is making sense and I agree with him.
nature7888 at 01:31 PM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Na choice o Ogar, e no concern u. if ur parent had given u one maybe u would have changed it i think? nobody names his/her self
slimber at 03:03 PM, 13 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Please oga pack well not your bizness even me change my name come and beat me am in my house.
osarobo62 at 12:29 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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this houseboy don take style dey challenge im oga GEJ and Madam
xspraise at 07:17 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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CHRISETTE at 10:29 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Abeg make we hear word
remiOne at 10:37 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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your advice is noted but not appropriate
SOGaiya at 03:58 PM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Change is chage


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