“Hard Life Has Become Normal”: Video Shows Tenants in Tall Building Using Pipes to Get Rain Water

“Hard Life Has Become Normal”: Video Shows Tenants in Tall Building Using Pipes to Get Rain Water

  • A video of a dirty-looking building where tenants are trying to make the best use of rainwater has stirred reactions online
  • In the clip, the people stood at their balconies with pipes as they got the water into their big buckets
  • Many people who watched the video online said that their situation is so sad to see in a country that should have basic amenities

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A very short video shared on TikTok has shown tenants standing at their verandas in a tall building, trying to get rainwater.

During rainfall, the tenants could be seen stretching out long pipes with a funnel at the edge, which they used to get water into their reservoirs.

House condition in Nigeria/Tenants without borehole water.
Many people were sad to see tenants living in such a situation. Photo source: TikTok/@ahmedoalebiosu
Source: UGC

Using pipes to get water

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The way the pipes were built showed that they were made for such a situation and the building must be having a water crisis.

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Getting water from the same drain hole at the rooftop, the tenants stretched their pipes out at intervals for fair sharing.

Watch the video below:

As at the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 700 comments with more than 59,000 likes.

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

johnson21302 said:

"Funny people my country no kill person."

Oma Jay said:

"This is so sad. for a country that has all of God's best resources & talent, we shouldn't be living like this. 2023 vote wisely from top to bottom."

BekkesFoodDomain said:

"I know the struggle. When you live in a community that lacks water or water source. I am so lucky to have a house with good water."

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Henry Ani507 said:

"God Thank you for comoting me from the trenches."

Your boyfriend said:

"Hard life has become normal life in my country that’s so sad FR."

Man buys dirty-looking house

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young man known as Derrick on Instagram, who described himself as a real estate investor, shared a video of his recently acquired property online.

In the clip, Derrick said he saw a house advert on Facebook and decided to pay $80,000 (N33,220,800) for it without even physically inspecting the building.

He revealed that the house is actually worth $140,000 (N58,136,400). A video he shared showed the house in a state of disrepair.

Source: Legit.ng

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