Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has lamented over the level of suffering Nigerians are subjected to in the country.
The veteran who relocated to the U.S. two years ago expressed her disappointment in a tweet on Thursday, 26th January 2023, where she described as “evil” the hardship the Nigerian system subjects it citizens to.
“After living in the U.S. now for about 2 years. Not just visiting but living and changing systems… I now see many things we managed and let slide is just pure craziness,” she said.
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The mother of four while comparing the Nigerian system with that of the U.S. decried the torture associated with Nigeria.
Omotola discouraged the glorification of suffering as a “lesson to brag about”. She wondered why people are made to suffer before the get basic rights.
“I am deeply frustrated at the depth and volume of the needless suffering Nigerians go through” she lamented. She continued “we are too intelligent a people to suffer like this. Suffering is not lesson to brag about – it’s evil. Why must people suffer to get anything done? Why?,” Omotola explained.
Her passionate tweet spoke the minds of many Nigerians and some of her fans affirmed the Nigerian situation as a ugly one.
Some persons however brought to her notice that US has been more than 500 years and a lot of people suffered to make it what it is today.
“Yes that working system you are enjoying today is over 500years of other people’s suffering, Infact in our own face of suffering we had it easier and better. Let us grow at our own pace. We have year to improve in all areas of life,” a commenter wrote.
— Dr Omotola .j. Ekeinde , MFR (@Realomosexy) January 26, 2023
Nigerian man abandon N25m job to study in UK
Meanwhile, a Nigerian man who abandoned his lucrative job to relocate abroad for studies has been criticized as irrational.
The story which was shared via microblogging site Twitter reveals that the man earned N24 million per annum before relocating with his wife and two kids.
According to details provided by the source, the man also lived in a conducive duplex in the highbrow Lekki area of Lagos.
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His wife was also said to be a branch manager in a first-generation bank.
Unimpressed with the decision, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to slam the man’s decision.