Let’s be responsible

Of late there has been a trend especially by youngsters titled, ‘go gogobisa seriti’. The expression loosely translated means people would be having fun not caring about the resultant consequences. It has been a difficult two years of living in fear due to COVID-19 and we are finally free to party and travel. But can we do that safely?

A good number of citizens have managed to get vaccinated but it does not mean we are out of the woods yet, especially with the new Omicron variant in our midst. Besides just taking the precautions, we should also watch our wallets as we do not know what will happen next. The Presidential Task Force has always said a lockdown will always be one of the options to fight the virus. So, it could be wise to spare every thebe one has to use when times gets tougher.

We know of black tax at home villages, but before you want to appear as a good nephew, daughter or whatever, do make sure that you have prepared for the January return. School fees, transport fees and other obligations ought not to be forgotten.

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