- A man lost his job because his boss could not take that he called his mum an illiterate person
- The boss asked if he has been relating with the company's clients in such a condescending manner
- Trouble began for the man when he received a call and the boss wanted to speak to his mom
A Twitter user with the Twitter handle @lollypeezle has come online to share how his friend got sacked on Saturday, January 23.
He said that a phone conversation from the boss to the friend when he was beside his mum ruined it all. After their talk, the boss asked to speak to his mother.
The worker humbly told his boss that his mum is illiterate, asking the woman to speak to her in Yoruba only.
“Ma, my mum is illiterate, please speak Yoruba to her instead of English.”
That particular statement angered his boss, who asked how dare he talk about the woman like that when his job was to polish her up.
The woman asked if that is the way the worker goes around talking about the company’s clients. After an abrupt disconnection, the man’s contract was terminated via an email.
Read the thread below:
As at the time of writing this report, the tweet has gathered many reactions from people who thought the boss' reaction was exaggerated.
"I don't think it was any fault of his. The boss has an issue with temper and rushing to conclusion. Seems to me like someone who's hard to please. If it were an office setting, then she's on her right but in his own house again. It has to be meant!"
"Now the mum will suffer from the unemployment too, in a place I worked many years ago Oga legit fired someone because he met him in a joint drinking on a Sunday night. Like Oga you came to drink too and how does that affect your job abeg."
"Me that asked my mum, 'kilefe" when i saw she was looking for something just to help her...she changed it for me...said its an insult to ask agbalagba "kilefe"... Nigerians."
"Saying his mum is an illiterate is actually not cool. He should have said his mum only understood Yoruba and not an illiterate. Well, I no know wetin join him and hin boss before."
Meanwhile, in happier news about a mom, Briefly.co.za reported on a young local mom, Letitia C Kolesky, who recently headed to Facebook's ImStaying to share a very touching story about how her two little boys decided to stretch their hands of kindness and share their food with their neighbour, an adorable little girl.
"Hi, Stayers. Can I please share my story! This was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen and to be honest, I can say my 2 toddler boys have taught me a lesson I will never forget in life.
"I took the plate and stared at the food this won't be enough I thought so decided to share a little of our 3 plates my boy all excited ran to his friend and told her to come to eat!! And my heart just melted," she wrote.
She then ends the sweet post by writing how her kid's kind gesture thought her to be more loving, thoughtful, and considerate.
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Source: Briefly News