Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has received accolades from many Nigerians after a video of him teaching his grandson to prostrate properly surfaced online.
In the video shared online, Obasanjo could be seen applying pressure on his grandson’s back to guide him to the ground.
The former President also had his hands on the boy’s legs as he showed him how to prostrate to greet his elders.
Naija News understands that the elder statesman is someone who values culture and had previously made headlines when he prostrated to greet the paramount ruler of Egbaland.
Reacting to the video, many Nigerians showered praises on Obasanjo.
geenafoodiesandspice wrote: “that was fun to watch. Sha don’t break his spinal cord Grandpa”
boots.and.more wrote: “As it should it be but the boy sef too stubborn”
mr__landlordd wrote: “If he doesn’t learn it from his parents he can’t get it right from u sir, training start from home”
sohigh_xy wrote: “Our culture must be preserved by fire by force Nice one General”
datnaijaboyy wrote: “This lil young boy will never forget this wonderful moment in his life”
esylvo wrote: “Civilization shouldn’t kill our culture… God Bless Africa”
hrhomalichaamaka wrote: “That’s what the elders in our society should be doing. Resting, spending time with their grand children. Advising the youth. Relaxing and enjoying themselves. In life there’s time for everything. A time to work and time to enjoy your money being gotten either ways. A word is enough for the wise”