Anyone who has Nigerian parents will be able to relate to one or more things on this list.
1) Lock the door and hide the key.
“As long as you’re in my house, you’re not going anywhere.”
2) Roll on the floor and ask you to “kill them.”
The award for best actor in a drama movie goes to…Nigerian parents.
3) Call on God.
“God, this child wants to kill me.”
4) Threaten to withdraw financial help.
You know the vibes.
5) Call a family meeting.
And report you to every and any family member who cares to listen.
6) Start speaking in your local dialect.
Once your parents address you in your mother tongue, you know that shit is real.
7) Silent treatment.
That’s when they’ll stop responding to your greetings or they’ll suddenly start doing chores themselves.
8) Threaten to disown you.
“If you leave this house, make sure you go and find your real father or mother.”
9) Take you for exorcism.
If all fails, the Nigerian method is to blame evil spirits/the devil.
Have you seen this? You should!