Omo naija wetin be our mama tongue?

Omo naija wetin be our mama tongue?

Na wetin we fit speak as omo naija
What language shall we have as Nigeria?
Our local yarning fat with bele
Yet being official puts our culture on sale
No chao for belle and man still dey on him grind
For in here we choose not to stay blind
As Omo naija we dey kaku like chicken until we tanda to fly
For today we might but crawl but the end game is to soar so we always try
Bros Goddy and Yung buck Satan dey show our kaban everyday
Though we not know who is who but being right we strive always
For this yonder we never get food so nobody dey find silver spoon
Working harder and smarter to dictate the world’s tune
For here we don see dead man kpeme and living person kaput
For we take all in but never repay the world in our output

I no dey say oyinbo no reach to yarn our tori
For every language can tell a story
Our own yarnings fit paro enter any corner
That the English language wouldn’t be able to articulate
E don tay when yansh dey for back o
Our dialect rooted deeper than the imported
Obodo pikin dem yarn there own yarn to tk kurukere dey on top
We can’t live another’s life to get to the top
Any waka you waka, just waka comot where u dey before
For we never give up on us even if a fool at forty
If na for proverbs, we get edochie plenty
We don’t call them idioms nor proverbs just grandpa’s wisdom
Old mama when dey run hold her breast no be say na bcos dem wan fall o
He who stand, take heed before you fall
Oya maybe we no fit nak pigin for every egboro
It shouldn’t be a crime or awkward to hear our own tongue
Just nak wetin u know say na e make u feel alive
Express yourself for that’s the best we can be in this life



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