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Africans in the diaspora share culture shock experience

Leaving your country, you should know that every country has its own culture and the way each country holds its culture in high esteem differs. Even the daily happenings and approach to life can be quite annoying and at the same time overwhelming. In this part of the world, there are some fun norms that we are not so proud of but can laugh over. Culture shock is an experience a person may have when one moves to a cultural environment which is different from one’s own; it is the personal disorientation a

person feel when experiencing a foreign way of life. Some Nigerians abroad have taken to social media to tell about their culture shock experience after leaving the west African country.

@royaltyuso tweeted : Nothing really. Except that they call for meetings and they want to serve tea. Only tea. like, do they know where I come from. Only real Nigerians will understand this post, in every Nigerian meeting, there is always an item 7(food) either food proper or snacks and that is what most people look forward to.

@kennagq tweeted : Not having to wake up at 5am to iron chinos because Nepa fit take light at any time. This person tweeted this knowing too well that back in Nigeria the struggle with having light 24/7 is a thing and when going to work the next day, one has to be alert to when the light will come in order to iron against the next day.

@chiamakabarbz tweeted : People actually sharing their plans months before even buying the ticket. Like damn! Aren't you afraid of village people? This particular tweet is a really funny one to those that can relate. In this part of the world, you don't tell people your plans before carrying them out to avoid the ones with metaphysical power from terminating your plans; especially your traveling plans, we most times don't share them until we arrive our destination.

@Ike_obiora tweeted : I forgot my MacBook in the classroom during my Masters days and came back to meet it at same spot the next day. You can almost never forget something somewhere and still meet it there, no matter how small it is talk less of a whole MacBook. It's not until you forget it before it is being taken, it can still be stolen in your presence if you are not vigilant enough.

@khalidmovic tweeted : This Lecturer's connecting train had a delay and he realised he would arrive 15 minutes late, he sent all of us a mail to pardon him. Omo! I read the mail like 265 times, na me important like this?.....������I really wish something like this can happen here in Nigeria, over here, will be the one to call the lecturer prior to the lecture time to confirm if he would be present or not, if not you all will end up sitting and waiting for the lecturer till he arrives without even feeling sorry.



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