Popular Nigerian songstress, Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye better know by her stage name, “Simi” has given her opinion on why depression is rampant in the society.
The “Joromi” coroner during a question and answer session with her fans on twitter listed some reasons why young men get depressed. She described the situation as sad and scary.
According to her;
“It’s scary and sad. Especially for young men. The struggle to keep up. The fear of failure. The desperate desire for validation. Very scary. I hope that we can let people know it’s ok to share and lean on someone when things get too heavy”.
It is worthy to note that, according to the World Health Organisation, WHO, Nigeria is the most depressed African country, with 3.9% of its population suffering from depressive disorders.