A Great Stink
A Great Stink3 mins 12.3K 3 mins 12.3K
In the vast and barren lands of Lagos, Nigeria a large city with a substantial population and a big flaw was present in this city. However, something rarely mentioned when the city of Lagos is mentioned is that they have one of the biggest Landfills in the world. This landfill affects thousands upon thousands of people's lives and is not a safe place as well. It is filthy and repulsive and is a rat's heaven. This is a significant problem but a change has still not been made, the trash never stops coming.
Even though the Nigerian Government had tried to put this problem to an end but it made no difference. Everything went as-is for a few years with no change until a man by the name Feechari Abarcas came along and ignited the people of Lagos. Feechari came from Morocco and lived a hard life and came down to Nigeria to find a job. When he came down to Lagos he saw a big pile of trash and went to see want it was and saw miles upon miles of trash. He was disgusted and wanted to bring a change and help the people of Lagos. At first, he decided to try to become a politician and help the people of Lagos like that but he soon realized that was hopeless and decided to tackle this challenge in a different way.
Feechari gathered a group of followers and went to a highway and started protesting many people joined him on his march for justice. He soon gathered around 4 million supporters and the number kept on increasing. They soon were at the president's doorstep and he no choice but to come out and oblige to their policies. After a few long days, the president agreed to start removing the trash and enforcing strict laws. However, they would take a few years for those laws to come into effect and the excavation would take a few years as well and Feechari was not satisfied by any means.
After his protest, Feechari became extremely popular as people saw his bravery and his will to help the people. He once again started his own political party and this time it was a major success. He was one of the biggest parties and was growing in popularity and the elections were nearing. At the time of the elections, Feechari won by a landslide and started getting work done. He first removed all trash from that area and enforced strict laws against anyone who littered or threw excess trash. After a few months, no one could tell that there was a big landfill in Lagos. He worked for the good of the people and everyone loved him. He Worked up the ranks with a good Motive and they strive to help.