Any experience you get in Nigeria is unique to Nigeria, you can’t get it anywhere else. If you can survive in Nigeria, you can survive anywhere in the world – Anonymous.
Every season is challenging and requires various adaptive skills which are required to survive, Nigerians have them innate. However, the seasons most challenging is Raining season (Summer).
Raining season in Nigeria comes with a lot of struggles which can be traced to so many factors including bad infrastructure, but Nigerians are equal to task. Raining season is that season where you won’t see road to walk on because its flooded.
1. Raining season in Nigeria cause bad roads to become unmotorable.
According to AllAfrica.com, Nigeria loses N450 billions to bad roads that plague some part of the country. Bad roads don’t happen instantly, it takes days of poor road maintenance and usage.
2. Unwanted fancy pools plague the streets.
These pools are not for public use.
3. Nigerians turn spider-man to makes it across the pools.
Nigerians must survive, even it it has to be doing the most absurd things.
4. Reckless drivers offer free shower.
Pray you don’t have this experience. Drivers give free shower during season and you don’t want to have subscribe to it.
5. Power supply companies go on a long break.
Power supply companies don’t give power when it is raining, they keep it to themselves.
6. Washed cloths take a whole week to dry.
You wash, drying your cloth becomes a problem due to unpredictable rainfall patterns. Local weather forecast are not accurate enough leaving you to follow your ancestors speaking in your mind.