8 Fears That Are Too Real During The Lockdown

April 27, 2020

You know how they say cheer up, things could always be worse? Well they ain’t ever lie.

Granted, we’re home alone or with family – our genitals whittling away from zero use, coming to terms with the fact that the rice at home isn’t always from the best location, but trust us, things could really be so much worse.

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Imagine if any of the following happened while we were on lockdown:

The big gen spoiling

Can you imagine the stress? Finding a repairman during lockdown and social distancing while watching what he does with the spark plugs? Stressss

Your laptop power pack giving up on you

I wouldn’t wish a trip to computer village during a pandemic on my worst enemy. Even though my nemesis, Yemi from Pry 5A would deserve it.

Transformer blowing

Getting NEPA to your estate in regular times is war. Getting them to come through during a lockdown? God luck.

Your Samsung screen cracking

alone

This happened to the author of this article. Go-fund me link is at the bottom of the screen. Tanx

If anything should happen to your favourite barber during this lockdown

Nigeria generator ban

It actually won’t be easy oh.

Your DSTV decorder getting spoilt during the rainy season

My sister, may this misfortune not hit you oh. Where do you want to find a repairman?

What if your street should flood after the rains?

Well, at least true true, you’ll stay in during the lockdown.

What problems are you grateful to not have during the lockdown?

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