*The sad state of our society

 

On the question of why Edo runaway from home the answer is simply to search for greener pastures that is denied us at home. Many of us travel away because of lack of opportunities and nepotism.

 

In a society where old men and women refused to plant trees because they may not seat underneath the branches, such a society is doom to failure.

In a society where the few financially endowed persons seek to dominate, improvish and enslave the many such a society is doom to failure.

 

In a society where the affluent are scared or shy to invest in long term projects or industries but rather push buying and selling such a society is doom to failure

In a society where agberos are role models for the youth such a society is doom to failure

In a society where there is no recourse to justices for the poor such a society is doom to failure

In a society where money earmarked for social and economic advancement is diverted to the pocket of few individuals and at the expense of the general masses such society is doom to failure

In a society where there is no rule of law and justice can be bought like a loaf of bread in a supermarket such a society is doom to failure

 

In a society where the teeming youth population cannot get jobs or are not gainfully employed such a society is doom to failure

In a society where there is a complete market failure in the supply of pipeborne water, electricity, security of lives and properties such a society is doom to failure

 

In a society where there is preponderance of oppression, arrogance toxic government and leadership such a society is doom to failure

In society where people constantly live in fear, trepidations and suspicions of each other such a society is doom to failure

 

In society of hustlers where there is no ethical business practice and standards such a society is doom to failure

In a society where the strong do not support the weak, and the ables neglect and scorned the less ables such a society is doom to failure

 

In a society where there is no free and fair elections such a society is doom to failure

In society where the education system lacks commensurate employment creation strategies such a society is doom to failure

 

In a society where the citizens believe that they can get rich overnight simply through fasting and prayers without any work such a society is doom to failure

In a society where the people consumes what it does not produce and produces what it does not consumes such a society is doom to failure

 

In a society where sycophants praise and worship government for simply paying workers’ salaries on time rather than investing in innovation and futuristic developmental programmes such a society is doom to failure.

 

In a society where there is no clear barometer for measuring government performance or success such a society is doom to failure

These phenomena are endemic and highly visible cross the spectrum of our society regardless of political persuasions or affiliations

Why should any sane and prospecting person remain in this aforementioned society?

Dr. Charles Omorodion

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