"Aunty e'gee i ll tut you o' were the words 3yr old Ola hurled at me as soon as i entered their house, 'backtosender' i replied (in my head); instead of g'morning ma or mummy afternoon, na shoot him wan shoot, i confronted his mom' only for her to say, "Fear ' Fear na water gun o" Ehennn even ifffffff na 'akamu gun or kuli kuli gun' same no'ni..... abi how una c am?? isnt it too early for a 3yr old boy to know abt guns????? mummy tk /jidesalu/ 9jalines/007 i nid ur input(s) or when is the right time to introduce our kids to guns, as in 'ifeanyi meet gun, gun meet ifeanyi', some parents even buy it for their daughters (e be like say doll-baby don finish for market?)
The rate at which we xpose our children to violence is alarming, the oda day our bus was passing thru vee'eye, we passed a school and the first thing i saw was G for gun (with a pix) painted on the school wall' Wat happened to G for goat, G for gala, or even G for elGee; 'WHY g for gun, i complained to dangote n he said maybe its bcos its a naval/airforce school, FOR KIDS? i retorted' na so him jst face front :) Wat abt dos pictures of our 9ja delta boiz dressed in fatigues splashed in the media daily, wat abt dos cartoons, dos movies, dos music videos, dos adverts......... last wk i saw an ad' where a man was using a gun to kill the mosquitos biting his sleeping daughter; in my head 'CREATIVE but the kids are also watching.
I remember the verrrrrrrrrry 1st time i saw a bullet (not even a gun) it was in the office (early dis year); if i tel una say aproko dey pay, na lie o :) i karry my leg go visit our security men for their office, na so i reach dia begin halla, "anything for the girls, anything for the girls", dem just sidon dey look me dey laff' as i dey open and ransack dia drawers, 1st drawer: empty, 2nd drawer: old newspaper 'shior, 3rd drawer: bullllll (e small' come black one kind like.... like.... na bullet sha) omo' i no wait to confirm d black thing wey follow am, na so i begin stammer, say i dey go down; i sure say if to say officer p look well well' him for see yellow stain for my trousa (na piss) mehnn' d kind fear wey grip me eh, since dat day' i dey greet dem 4rm afar :)
Dos of u dat are familiar wit wazobia fm (a radio station in lagos) can attest to d fact that yaw and his colleagues kill more than 100 nigerians daily, HABA!!!! imagine some people calling to say, "Ehen yaw na me' abeg shooooooot my husband, yess my husband, he still dey sleep' or "omotunde, how ur side? ehen i want make u shoot me gun, or "oga yaw, shoot my friend timothy well well' 3rd mainland block o (na timothy block am???:) after d request d next thing u go hear na, ratatatata ratrata Boom!! tatata piuum Boom!!, some callers will even specify where they want the person to be shot' like the leg or hand; and una say na joke?????? i dey wait for d day wey person go phone say, "YAW ABEG 'HELEP ME SHOOT LG FOR.......... yaw go just hear gbosaaaai for him face 4rm nowhere, abi which kind rough play be dat ????? :)
FOTO OF THE DAY
FOTO OF THE DAY
Granny with 30yrs old finger nails; sumbori say ohon'ohon