Saturday 28 April
5:30am (Nig Time, GMT+1): At the ABC Transport yard already, at Amuwo Odofin. Today is Sanitation Saturday inLagosStateand no one is supposed to be out of his home between 7 am and 10 am, the time is to be used to clean homes and surroundings. It happens every last Saturday of the month. To beat this restriction, I had to leave the house at 4.40am. My bus is supposed to leave at 7.30am but I suspect we will leave earlier than that because of the aforementioned reasons.
As to whether people respect it or not, that is clear by my being here way ahead of time. As to whether people actually use the time to clean, that isn’t clear. I am sure many use it to rest, Facebook or work on their procreation projects. I had a short debate yesterday with some colleagues, Nigerians, at work about…
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