STAND ALONE NARRATIVE
THE BLACK SHEEP IN THE FAMILY...
Hello Stella baby....hope you doing fine..Thanks for this platform, God bless you richly.
Actually this is my brother's ish...but as it stands it has become a family issue..and is giving my ageing parents and siblings great concern.
My elder brother will be 30 by next year....right from his days in secondary school he was introduced to Indian hemp...and smoking....(attended a military school)
fast forward to his university days he graduated into cultism..so smoking, womanising,drinking..only him.
He even had an bad experience while in school.i guess he fell into a trap and he was given a wrong dose of hemp, by his so called friends....Stella and bvz he almost ran mad....i was still in secondary school then.
My parents brought him back to Lagos...took him to church..pray ..after all...he seemed fine...and changed his school....
Finally finally he graduated...oya go for NYSC na...story..!..
His name didn't come out..One of his lecturer delayed him for almost 3 years...
Reason been that he insulted the lecturer and refused to pay bribe..(that's what he told us..)...my parents tried all they could, travelled down to the school to see and plead with the lecturer...finally he went for service..that was when i was also serving..
So do the maths...he started school before me...i ended up graduating and serving before him..
While he was serving...he would leave his serving state and travel to the village...that was were he decided to base..knowing fully well he will be out of sight by my parents..he smokes weed, cigar, drinks..even brings women to my father's compound....my brother is the first child, but has no sense of leadership, no sense of responsibility...at his age he he doesn't have his priorities right.
People in the village keeps bringing one bad report after another to my parents...
My parents on the other hand have their own share of blame...
He decided to set up a small shop in the village claiming he is a business man...
Buh we are not against setting up a shop in the village oo...buh the issue is that is too petty of him...everyone is advising him to come out of that village and think like a graduate that he is..even if he wants to venture into business...at least not start in the bush..my Dad is a business man..and anytime he introduces him to his business partners, that's how he will want to soil the relationship Dad has built for years.
What has he not done...? He has squandered money...lots..duped my parents sef...Whenever he is now broke, thats when he will come up with sorry text messages..telling my dad of one business plan he has...After everything they will still accept him.
But he still will not leave smoking, drinking, womanising..what even annoys us is that he doesn't care...he dresses haggard....dirty..lazy..will not wash his clothes for days and still put them on...
Hmmm The story is too long abeg..
The issue now is after much complains from the village we managed to lure him to Lagos..my parents have had it up to here....
My mum cries day and night..prays for him and all..so he could change is mind and become a respectable person....NO WAY..
Since he came to Lagos..according to him business is bad..
My parents are not wealthy so we can't send him abroad..cuz that has always been his wish..his kind of person he can't work under someone...Stella even when i was working in the bank..imagine my elder brother advising my to steal bank money so he can do business..hahahaha...All he thinks about are dubious things...
Fast forward to today....with God's divine intervention and that of our priest, he was taken to a rehabilitation centre....we were all happy oo, that finally maybe he will change..mbok.
After two days the priest there called my parents that he has escaped...lolz..
Finally almost midnight he returned..pleaded with the priest and all...later again after two days the priest called my parents that they should come get their son..that his case is beyond them..and he isn't co-operating..
The guy just can't do without smoking...Now they are planning on taking him to YABA LEFT..
we his siblings are even scared..
We heard people taken to yaba left when they come begin to act like moron...i.e like jjc...and weird..like they will not be smart anyone.
Please i need answers..
ARE WE TAKING HIS CASE PERSONAL...after all people smoke and still act reasonable...
At his age he still depends on his parents...?
He is just stressing my old parents...My dad is on his way to yaba today to make enquires...They just can't bear to see their first son act way ward and bring embarrassment to their name.
Thanks Stella and bvz.
*Awwwwww,this is sooo Sad!!!