I grew up not knowing a ‘good’ Nigeria. It’s not sentiment but the truth. What marvels me is the fact that as I grew older, things went from bad to worse and we all did two things: We prayed the more and secondly, we looked for an alternative.
Power problem got us the ‘award’ of being the highest importer of generator in the world with some people making billions and ‘flexing muscles’ as to who is richer. Insecurity made almost every retired military personnel a stakeholder in the private security outfit as they sprung up like the grass.
Bad roads ensured that estates had a formidable association where monthly dues are contributed to ensure the portholes are fixed and ‘maximum’ security ensured.
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