By 6am on Monday morning I was already at the office. I hadn’t slept much the night before, not with all the raging emotions Michael had left running through me. At about five in the morning I finally got tired of tossing and turning and started preparing for work.
Driving to work from Victoria Island to Lagos Island was as smooth as no man’s business. For a moment I thought of all those people on the mainland who would already be facing heavy traffic in those early hours and sighed. As Ada would say, it was all Babangida’s fault.
Fortunately, there was power at the office, I was so relieved. The stand-by power generators never came on till 7.30 am, even when the power was off, and I hated waiting in the darkness and heat for the facility managers to put them on. Once inside, I switched on the lights and the AC’s and started arranging my desk and planning my day…. Read more