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Sonia Ogbonna says she only buys local


Even though the actor’s wife is not a Nigerian, she is embracing every aspect of Nigerian culture, from food to clothing and our ways of talking.

Sonia left wondering why a number of Nigerians prefer to form classy by buying everything foreign while they can rather support local products, which will in turn help in growing the economy as well as promote a healthier lifestyle.

Sonia took to social media on Tuesday to reveal that she is not in any way shy to accept that she buys, eat and wears local stuffs. She wrote:

I only buy made in Naija. I don’t know why so many people refer to “LOCAL” as if it’s something bad or something to be ashamed of. Why exactly do you think you should be so proud for buying “yankee” /”foreign” stuff? Imagine if we start appreciating and buying more of our precious, colorful local goods ?What would that do to our economy? Agriculture? The biggest black nation in the whole wide world-let’s use our population in our advantage to build.

She added “Trading healthy,organic,local products for way more expensive genetically modified and cancer-causing stuff that even western world is trying to run away from would not make you appear any more classier,richer or sophisticated. Embrace your own. My family and I are proudly and very “local


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