16 Things Any Nigerian Who Was An Efiko In School Will Relate To

June 7, 2016

1. When the teacher asks if everyone understands and the class says “NO!”, but you understand perfectly.

How is that not clear?

2. When they give an assignment and everyone in the class is waiting for you to do it.

Fine! I’ll do it!

3. When you finish your assignment.

Oya copy oh!

4. When the teacher splits you into groups for a project and you end up doing all the work.

Again!

5. When you mistakenly fail a test. Your teacher:

It’s just one failure.

6. When someone else scores higher than you on a test. Everyone:

Na wa oh!

7. When you get a B and it depresses you but you cannot be sad in public.

It’s so hard.

8. When people see you stabbing a class.

What?! I have to go to all the classes?

9. How people react when you tell them you don’t understand a particular topic.

I don’t know it oh!!!!

10. When you ask someone what aspect they need you to explain to them and they say “Everything”.

You didn’t pay your school fees to me.

11. When everyone expects you to organize tutorials before exams but you haven’t even read.

Oh God!

12. When exams are coming and you tell people you haven’t read.

I haven’t oh!

13. When people come to confirm their answers with you after every exam.

*flips hair*

14. When people see you reading for exams.

Leave me plis.

15. You when you hear “10 minutes left” in the exam but you still have more to write.

More time please!

16. When you raise up your hand in class and the teacher doesn’t call you.

Pick me!!!

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