Few days ago, the internet picked up lots of steam about a young man who is partly Nigerian and partly Chinese, Chen Wang Emmanuel.
Chen Wang Emmanuel prides himself as being an Igbo man and he thinks because his dad is a Chinese and his mum is an Igbo woman, he has got the greatest combination of genes in the whole world.
Emmanuel Chen is a 20 year old undergraduate of Civil Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Emmanuel’s parents met in Abia state about 20 years ago, where his mum used to be a secretary, they got married and still live happily today. Emmanuel’s Igbo name is Chinerorom but when he is in China, he uses Wang Chen. He is known as Emmanuel Chinero in his school.
In he’s words “First, my mom is Igbo. Two, Igbo people to me are the smartest in the world. They can maneuver and blend anywhere in the world. I grew up here, so that makes me more fluent in Igbo.
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