Hermes Iyele, a Big Brother Naija ‘Level Up’ housemate who laments the exorbitant expense of living in Nigeria, revealed his experience of being in a state of’sapa,’ which is a phrase used in Nigerian Pidgin English to denote being exceedingly impoverished or broke.
Hermes, who just reconnected with Davido, posted a video in which he bemoaned the growing prices of goods in Nigeria, saying that they had rendered him bankrupt. Since he left the BBNaija house, he said, everything has become exceedingly expensive to buy. He observed that sapa was prevalent because everything was too expensive, including online purchases.
Since I got out of Big Brother Naija house, things have been expensive, things will just go up and e no go ever, ever come down again.’ He lamented in the video
He continued by asking his followers how they were handling his difficult circumstances. The video was posted by Hermes with the caption:
Sapa dey everywhere o Things are just unnecessarily expensive. How are you guys coping?’
Hermes is one of these because he has been seen in the music videos of various Nigerian singers.
Many people were shocked to learn that the reality star was one of the dancers for the music videos for Burna Boy’s Vanilla, Zinoleesky’s Kilofeshe, and Buju’s Finesse as well as the Davido and Focalistic “Ke Star” remix.
Many people had fallen in love with the reality star because of this new information.
He was compared by Nigerians to Liquorose, a dancer and reality star from Shine ya eyes.
Hermes discusses how his name came to be.
Hermes had revealed the meaning of his name, according to Nollygistvibes.
Hermes claimed that both he and his siblings had godly names.