The Different Types of Nigerian Fathers That Exist


July 23, 2016

1. The Super Wise Father

Is the oldest in his family Your uncles always send their kids to your house for counseling and advice He will tell you 100 proverbs before you get your allowance

2. The IJGB Wannabe Father

He has been to USA just once He never ceases to bring it up in every convo He thinks he is still young and popping at 67

3. The International Father

He is never around He will give you gifts and dollars too Everyone wants to get to his level

4. The Comedian Father

You will never catch him angry He makes a joke out of everything When you fail an exam, he will say “can you at least pass the salt on the table?”

5. The Social Father

Everybody invites him everywhere He is always talking of joining politics someday Will tell you it’s cool to bring your girlfriend home

6. The Shady Father

He is always angry He jokes about using either you or your siblings for blood money His wife is always begging him to go to church

7. The Posh Father

He never looks old Your mum always keeps a watchful eye on his phone He never beats you, just talks gently to you

8. The Strict Father

He has given you a 7PM curfew You must marry only from your tribe There is nothing like allowance increase in his dictionary

9. The Neighborhood Bigman Father

Throws an owambe every two weeks He will pay your school fees and give you half of it for allowance He will want to find a wife/husband for you himself

10. The Street Father

None of your teachers can touch you He usually comes home late at night He may have reset your destiny with a slap or two

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