“I’m Left Handed. And I Had To Apologise For It”


May 2, 2019

“Most people don’t know but in my first few months, I was in Chemistry before I moved to Agriculture. We had to do our faculty and departmental registration by hand at the time.”

“So there were about a thousand students in the Physics Lab fixing to do their registration for the Faculty of Science and move on with their lives. After waiting a day and coming back the next day as early as I could, it was finally my turn.”

“See, I’m left-handed, so I handed my file over but she wouldn’t take it. She shouted, ordering me to go to the end of the line. How dare I present something to her with my left hand? Do I have elders at home?”

“I had to wait for about 20 people to go first, then I apologised properly before she considered answering me. It was frustrating” – Adebayo. Obafemi Awolowo University.”

  • Adebayo. Obafemi Awolowo University.

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