Three contractors were invited to Nigeria to fix a broken fence at Aso Rock. The first was from India, the second from China and the third was a Nigerian. They go with an Aso Rock staff to examine the fence.
The Indian took out a tape and did some measuring, worked out some figures;
“Well”, he said, “I figure the job will cost $900; $400 for materials, $400 for my team and $100 profit for me”.
The Chinese did some measuring and figuring, then he said; “I can do it for $700 ; $300 for materials, $300 for my team & $100 profit for me”.
The Nigerian didn’t measure or calculate figures; he just leaned over to the Aso Rock official and
The Aso Rock official said, “You didn’t even measure, how did you come up with such a high
The Nigerian whispered “$1000 for me, $1000 for you, and $700 to hire the Chinese to do the job!”