Korope is to Osun as Danfo is to Lagos, they are both public transit buses that primarily operate within the states. There are also sharp contrasts between the buses and their operators (drivers). Starting with colour, the korope is painted blue (vinyl: yellow) while the danfo is yellow (vinyl: black). The korope’s colour bears a striking … Continue reading THE COMMERCIAL BUS EXPERIENCE: KOROPE VS DANFO
The land is no respecter of persons and its terrain to commercial success is rough. Florence recently divorced her husband, marital scandals that stemmed from infidelity and adultery prompted her to push for this. In a way, that action plunged her into the arms of poverty. The man gave her and the children nothing! nevertheless … Continue reading THE PERILS OF MOTHERHOOD II
There’s basically no road regulation the driver didn’t break from reckless manoeuvres, over speeding, overtaking on the wrong side etc. To make matters worse, the headlamps of the vehicle were faulty, we landed in every pothole before we knew it was there. At a point, a lady threatened the driver, his reply was if his driving wasn’t good enough for her she should alight the bus. It was war, immediately we reached Ibadan, more than half of the passengers dismounted and wished me farewell.