By: Olawale Smart
The white pride a lot in their foolishness. They think being smart and wise is when young boys and girls create innovative things that make the world a better place.
Mumu people. How did they even manage to colonise us? Do I need to ask? The answer is quite obvious: the youth of then were not the studious science students and innocent Marleyians we have today.
I watched a video clip online. Some American citizens in their bid to throw Donald Trump out of office formed a group of choristers and sang, “Take him out of the office, drag him out if you must…”
If I was a prophet, I would certainly receive God’s inspiration from the way the song was beautifully rendered. Is that how to throw a president out of office? Does that even show that they are angry about whatever state they’re in?
They brought Christianity to Nigeria, yet they still don’t understand that since the days of John the Baptist, the kingdom of God suffereth violence and the violent take it by force.
I trust Nigerian youth. They understand that there is no way the kingdom of God will suffer violence and earth will be left out of the play. Who has the time to compose “take him out of the office” nonsense… when we have an endless number of songs composed by angry and faceless composers. Where is “We no go gree o, we no go gree!” or “Bubu, ole, Sarak ole!”?
The song is not really what has got me angry though. How can you be chanting a song meant to throw a president out of office and the stadium (your location) is still full of people chilling? Where are the guns? The cutlasses? The smoke? They did not even burn any tyre. Actionless people!
Kudos to the Nigerian youth wherever they are, I trust them. The bulk of the people who’ll die will not be from the family of the people they’re directing their anger towards (something called ‘Ironic Attack’). In fact, some people won’t die by guns or any other stunt of an angry mob, they will die due to stampedes caused by people running helter-skelter. When there is no bad blood, no flame, no weapon, to Nigerian youth, you are still involved in a child’s play.
Let me do the whites (and to whomsoever this may concern) a favour by explaining some of the Nigerian youth-style of anger if you really mean serious business about the nation’s good:
1. Invade the streets and destroy all basic amenities that come in your way: You don’t have to care that the masses are still craving for more facilities and infrastructure. The ones you’ve got by luck, raze them all down with fire. If you don’t do that, how will they know that you mean business?
2. Invade Aso-Rock — with hashtags, but stay in your room during protests: This is another very important way to be angry as a Nigerian youth. Tweet all the hashtags but don’t step out of your house to voice your pain. If everybody is on the street, who will alert Aso-rock that something is going on?
3. Lastly, the ultimate style of any serious, angry Nigerian youth: Sometimes, you have to collect bribe to fight against your fellow comrades who are fighting a good cause. If you don’t do that, how will you enjoy out of the national cake that people are eating anyhow? It is also necessary so that the news of the struggle to make top headlines on mainstream media.
With these few points of mine, I hope have been able to confuse you and not convince myself that there are no youth like my country’s youth.
Caveat: This writer believes in the abilities of Nigerian youth and, as a youth himself, he knows they are strongly capable of transforming the country but thinks they should go and read on, “Right Ways to get Angry”. Being too serious may sometimes be considered unseriousness.
Olawale Smart is an official enemy of mediocrity, preaching exceptionality that comes from the true maximisation of man’s true potentials. Writing is one of the ways he achieves that. He can be contacted through any of these means: firstname.lastname@example.org, olawalesmart.com, T\F\I: @Drsmartofficial.