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  • Hi

  • Hi guys

  • Um

  • Sorry I'm a youtuber

  • How do you guys like living in Taiwan?

  • How long have you been here?

  • I've been here for a long time

  • about 20 years almost

  • Wow

  • But are you getting used to the culture?

  • Do you like the food?

  • I'm more like a Taiwanese anyway

  • You are more like a Taiwanese?!

  • So you recognize yourself as Taiwanese?

  • Sorry I'm going to walk you to your car

  • and um

  • you've been here 20 years

  • Yea

  • Where are you from?

  • Nigeria

  • Nigeria!

  • What made you wnat to come here?

  • Anyway I run my company here

  • You run your company here?! Wow!

  • That is very impressive

  • What do you do?

  • Exports

  • Exports? Wow

  • From Taiwan to Nigeria?

  • And do you export food or?

  • Textile

  • Textile? Wow!

  • I mean I can see from um

  • You are very fashionable

  • Do you hire Taiwanese people?

  • Yes

  • Wow!

  • But how do you communicate with them?

  • in Chinese, I do speak Chinese

  • Oh okayy

  • Oh it's gone don't worry

  • Oh I'm so sorry

  • Nah it's okay

  • Um did I make you miss your um

  • ride?

  • No no no

  • I drove myself

  • You speak Taiwanese?

  • I mean Chinese

  • Kind of kind of

  • Can you show us?

  • Huh?

  • Can you speak Mandarin Chinese?

  • Yes yes I can

  • Woahhhh

  • It's really impressive!

  • Wow I'm shocked

  • No but like

  • How hard was it for you to learn Mandarin?

  • It must have been really hard when you came

  • Um kind of

  • But what motive did you

  • have to move to Taiwan?

  • How do you know

  • to set up a business here?

  • because normal...regular Nigerian wouldn't know, right?

  • Yep

  • because it's kind of a family business

  • Oh a family busienss

  • When I was a student, I did come here

  • Are these all your friends that run companies in Taiwan?

  • Some are working here

  • Some run their own business too

  • Wow

  • No I'm just really impressed

  • Hii

  • Okay you can talk to him

  • His Chinese is better than mine too

  • Oh okay

  • But your English is very good

  • No need for Chinese

  • Well I studied back in Canada

  • So what were you talking about yes

  • Um

  • Well because I am a youtuber

  • I do street interveiws

  • Okay

  • So I just want to find out

  • Why did you guys come to Taiwan

  • and how are you guys living in a foreign country?

  • because it's just really interesting to me

  • So I'm running export business

  • and some people are working

  • and some poeple are studying

  • Yea some people are studying in academy

  • and universities in Taiwan

  • Everyone is from Nigeria

  • Ohh everyone's from Nigeria

  • Once in a while we meet

  • each other

  • to have some memory of Nigeria

  • Wow how long have you guys been here?

  • Some very long, some very new

  • Some one month, some 20 years

  • for me, it's 27 years

  • !!!!

  • So it's a very long time

  • So do you miss home?

  • Um definitely definitely

  • There's no place like home you know

  • I know but what about the food and

  • The food, same thing, we miss the food

  • we miss home food

  • but how do you find living in Taiwan?

  • Is it a place you want to live permanently?

  • Um well

  • You know you can never decide the future

  • maybe you say yes

  • later things change

  • it depends

  • Do you have family here?

  • Yea my wife is Chinese

  • Your wife is Chinese? Wow

  • We married, have a child

  • We started here in Taiwan

  • Wow

  • So this is your home

  • Um second home yes

  • i have my first home and this is my second home

  • Woahh

  • But you been here 27 years

  • That's right

  • So do you see yourself as Taiwanese?

  • Well I tried

  • I tried to see myself as Taiwanese

  • But it's really hard no?

  • Yea it's really hard

  • Because I talked to some students and

  • in the university

  • and they said people stare at them

  • and it's normal

  • Yea yea it's common

  • But I try to be

  • as Taiwnaese

  • Sometimes it's tough

  • Yea it is really tough

  • because physical appearance just looks different

  • Woww

  • Thank you

  • It's just mind blwoing

Hi

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27 YEARS WORKING & LIVING IN TAIWAN!Ask African Businessmen 非洲老闆台灣生活27年!

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    monkey576639 posted on 2017/04/20
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