Could This Be A Reason For Some Levels Of Decadence In Africa?

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I have been busy and really stayed away from home for a while. I decided to come for the Easter and a meeting was convened solely because of me; a summon was sent from the family elders. The emissory was my mother. After a welcome statements and a re caste of the difficulties the family grappled with to make sure I successfully completed school and even studied abroad, my eldest uncle (my dad is late) paused and asked if I wanted a drink, to which I said know. I was really eager to have him come out clean. It was like waiting for eternity. He cleared his throat and took a colanut from a sylver platter and carefully scooped a paste of groundnut meal and pushed all into his mouth. He cleared his throat again after chewing for a while and commenced his statement. "Its been two years since the land in Eziama Grove was allocated to you..." He paused again and drank from a cup of water. "we want to know what is happening", "Oo na nwa ngbeke amaghi akpu ka obu na aguba adighi nko?" He hauled this addage and rethorics alluding the fact that I have all that is needed to excel. "Your mates that do not have half as much education and career have turned this village around in various projects. We demand an explanation." He concluded I simply told them I had no immediate explanation. And that I have never been lazying around except do what is reasonably expected of me as a man. That is use my income modestly as much as my needs would accomodate. They uninanimously demanded to see my wife in two weeks time. It is quite good to check on the progress of family members but, when this kind of subtle pressure accompanies it, it becomes overbearing. And could lead to avarice or some base instincts.

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