Nigerian best-selling author and social media influencer Reno Omokri took to his social media account to share inspiration with his followers. Omokri has shared that sometimes untimely and generosity of people prevent them from reaching their ultimate goals. He believes that one must prioritize themselves before becoming generous to help others.
The views of the social media influencer have received a mixed response from his followers and other social media users.
Reno Omokri wrote on his social media that If you try to carry someone on your back when climbing a mountain, you will NEVER get to the top. On the other hand, if you get to the top, you can reach out your hand or let down a rope to pull people up.
With these words, Omokri Pointed out that Early generosity has prevented many people from fulfilling their potential. In line with this, Omokri suggests that his followers stabilize themselves financially before attempting to carry others. He warns that If they don’t, they will never be able to fully financially carry themselves.
Accordingly, the best-selling author reasons that in planes, the authorities warn the passengers to save themselves first before attempting to save others in the event of a crash. He assures them this is not selfishness, reasoning that you can’t save others if you are unsafe. Social media users greeted this observation of the Nigerian author and influencer with a mixed responses.
Some users expressed wholehearted agreement, while others were sceptical of the views. Talking about the selfishness of the world, a social media user wrote: This piece is mind-blowing. It’s annoying and selfish.
At no time will anyone assist if the humanitarian aspect is not activated from the onset. Forget getting to the top before thinking of helping another. It’s a matter of mindset from immemorial!
Meanwhile, another social media user believed that Giving is grace. It starts in childhood. Those who are born to give will always give, no matter what! But those who will not give will never give, no matter how much they have.
Expressing their disagreement with the views of Reno Omokri, the social media user wrote that it is important we start giving from d little we have so that we can give when it multiplies. You can not afford to start giving only when you have arrived at d top. Give from d little you have but keep your focus….no giver becomes poor because he gives. The user urged Reno to start learning it now as it is not too late.