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‘I am obsessed with Nigerian men’- SA TV host, Matheba says



By Ahmed Boulor

Sassy South African TV host, Bonang Matheba sure does have a thing for Nigeria- a country which she says inspires her a lot. The daring on air personality who was once reported to be having an affair with D’banj, has confessed that she likes so many things about Nigeria especially the weather, the food and most importantly Nigerian men.

Matheba made the confession when she was answering questions fielded by journalists when she arrived Lagos to honour her invitation to co-host the recently staged Future Awards Africa ceremony.

When asked about her impression of Nigeria and Nigerians in general, the talented TV host said: “I have been here (Nigeria) about a couple of times but this is my first official visit in a working capacity. I feel the people. Everywhere I go, the weather is fantastic, the food is good but it’s the people. I find Nigerians especially the ones in Lagos a little more loving and little more supportive.

“They are very spiritual as I can connect easily. They love family, they love food and religion. They are very spirited and strong in their beliefs. The fun, the night life and everything about them is incredible.

“Another thing I like about Nigerians is they are very fashion savvy and I think that’s how I caught their attention and the bloggers are quite obsessed with my fashion sense and how I put things together.’’ She noted.

When asked to describe Nigerian men in one word, Matheba spoke romantically about Nigerian men saying; “They are tall glasses of dark chocolate and I am obsessed with them. They are so tall, very strong, dark and very gentleman like. That’s how I can describe Nigerian men.’’

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