The Hush Post: A man honoured his father after he died in a strange way. He bought a brand new BMW car costing 66,000 dollars and buried him in it. Azubuike a Nigerian had promised to his father that he so much loved and respected him that he would organise a grand funeral. And buying a BMW and burying him in it is how he kept his promise, as per news and entertainment portal Naij.
The pictures show the car being lowered into the ground for burial, surrounded by mourners in black suits, in Anambra, Nigeria. It has been shared over 21,000 times on Facebook and garnered reactions ranging from shock, surprise and amusement.
“Insanity and selfishness regardless of that fact that is your cash,” said a user.
“Buy the car for your parent while he is still alive if you are moneyed and bury them with a decent coffin but this is just being foolish and showing off,” said another one.
Closer home, in Bhopal, a doctor who had gifted his father a Mercedes Benz on Valentine’s Day as a mark of love and respect, recently used the same to ferry garbage of the city.