‘One Chance’ Saga.

I never would have imagined me in the helpless situation I found myself in the early hours of Thursday morning. I was looking forward to an eventful day. Indeed it was eventful howbeit in a rather unimaginable way. I have heard of people being victims of ‘one chance’, but on this faithful Thursday, I had my own baptism of ‘one chance’ robbery at Salvation bus stop (some minutes to 7am), Opebi in Lagos. In split seconds, the yellow and black danfo passenger bus became a robbery scene. It was like a drama being played out, only that this time it was real. You wouldn’t want to imagine the thoughts flying round my head as I was pushed to the floor of the bus. The other unfortunate female passenger and I were stripped of all our valuables, including ATM cards. I had two ATM cards. As a matter of fact, our pin numbers were gotten from us and all monies withdrawn! Yes account totally drained. Twas such an irony the manner in which one of the villains asked if I would marry him! In his words “…se o ma fe mi? mo mo pe oni fe femi nitori ise ti o ti ripe mo n se” (will you marry me? I know you won’t want to because of the work you’ve seen me do)” I just looked on and shook my head in pity for him while I smiled “but s’o mo pe o le change mi” (But you know you can change me) he continued. I nodded (all I just wanted was to be released). Having done all, we were eventually exited gently at Adeniyi Jones. My day was upturned; I came down with a terrible headache. How could I have missed having my due diligence done before boarding the bus? I thought. It just goes to show that one can never be too careful. So my everyday cabs are better for me afterall. Lol. Although I managed to gather some saneness through the rest of the day, I couldn’t shake the scene off my head… the decision on which means of transportation to take back home was difficult to reach. I waited at the bus stop for some minutes before I eventually flagged down a cab…
For the records, the villains left me few 100naira notes…

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