12 Things Only OAU Students Will Relate To

September 25, 2020

Dear OAU students, everyone knows that you have a vibrant community, so it’s only right that we do a post about the Obafemi Awolowo University experience. This one is for you:

1. When you are coming from Academics at 3 AM and Seun Risky has not closed 

I serve a living God.

2. Awo boys going to scatter a show like:

We own this place. 

3. Mozambique and Angola students, when fellowship people come to preach 

Don’t you people have more important things to do?

4. When you’re a fresher and have to go for lectures at 100-seater lecture theatre 

Just spend your nights there.

5. Obafemi Awolowo University students, when an invited artist doesn’t want to “dobale” before performing 

Get out!

6. OAU students, every time the school anthem starts playing 

OAU

Yes! Yes!! Yes!!!

7. When the power goes out and the management hasn’t brought it back two hours later 

OAU

The spirit of Aluta.

8. You, after devouring a plate of Pounded Yam at Iya Ila 

OAU

This is the life. 

9. What the owners of ‘As E Dey Hot’ probably do at the end of each day 

OAU

Moneyyyy!

10. When someone tries to convince you that ‘Forks and Fingers’ food is actually good 

If you don’t shut the fuck up!

 11. When you experience the calmness of Faj and compare it with the chaos of Awo 

OAU

Is this how Lagos  Island is different from Mainland

12. You, when none of the ATMs in Banking Area is dispensing 

OAU

Just kill me.


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