Diary of a Lagos Commuter: Survival of the fittest

Do you remember the story of the driver who promised me a free ride the next time I boarded his tricycle? I saw him today. But I almost got confused because he suddenly became two in my eyes. Apparently, he is a twin. I couldn’t even tease him about the matter because it was his twin’s Keke I entered this time around. As we rode along, I noticed the ID card that hung on his twin’s neck (Kenny is his name). Apparently, he works for one of the renowned hair extensions manufacturers in Lagos. Whao! That’s what Naija has turned people into. That’s what we call double duty. It just goes to show that not everyone you see doing the ‘not so sophisticated’ job is irresponsible. It’s survival of the fittest tactics. God bless our hustle o.

Aderolake chronicles her experience as a Lagos commuter on RuralReporters.com. As a trained Broadcast journalist, she is passionate about connecting the link between education and communication. Her expertise lies in the ability to disseminate useful and unbiased information to help others make informed decisions. 'Rolake is also a skilled makeup artist- she loves to amplify the beauty in others. She recently branched out to explore the administrative field and currently works as an administrator in one of the leading Nursing Agencies in Nigeria.

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