The arrogance in this country is unique, get familiar
Because arrogance doesn't always come with bragging, sometimes it comes in a humble pie.
Remember Moral Instruction classes when we were kids? It defined Arrogance as... Okay Google. I can't remember what it was defined as, but here;
Arrogant; having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities.
The thing is, when you are arrogant in Nigeria, we're going to compare you to Satan. Because if you splash water on somebody with your car, your pride will cause accident for you.
You know, that type of arrogance where you'd literally just be all up in everybody's face. You know, the park-there-inner-light type. The how-much-does-your-father-have-type. The-y'all-are-just-haters type. All of these, we don't like. I bet you know the rest.
This type of arrogance will push some of us to say, "you carry fire for head?"
This type of arrogance, when you carry it to our front, we'll just be like,
But you see, there's a formula that keeps on giving. One where you just need to put it into the equation, and all your arrogance starts to feel small; God.
See, you can be arrogant and all that, but just sprinkle it with God and all that, like this;
And you'll be alright. You can splash people water and say it is the glory of God. And you'll be alright. You can insult poor people, and still say they are short of the glory of God. And you'll be alright. You can run your baby boy life in people's face, and say it's God, and all will be well with you. Ask Uncle Dino.
And when people try to blame you, you can give them disclaimer;
Now, continue to flourish, and live your baby boy/girl life. Because it's not your fault to be very honest. Let's not forget to add that you need to teach a thing or two about humility sometimes.
Because it humility to the Glory of God that makes us take our arrogance to him, instead of 'tighting' it in our chest?
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