Monday, January 12, 2009

Lagos na Wa...!!!

Happy Newyear people!!!.....

While people are making new year resolutions and seeking for how to become better people, someone is there stealing another person's phone! See me see wahala oh!, that was how one morning, i took a bus from CMS (thanks to Okada 'element' wahala, i have sworn never to put my head inside any of those things, i'd rather enter a rickety roach-infested bus than take okada and stand the risk of wearing those scary things), my phone was jejeli tucked safely inside one of the side pockets of my bag, i had earlier received a call and carefully put it in there. No one in the bus looked suspicious as they were all decently dressed men and women clad in suits of all shades and fabrics impatiently waiting to get off the bus to get to work, the conductor however, was very obnoxious and talked way too much. He kept trying to pick quarrel with everybody in the bus, i remember he was eyeing my bag but i took no account of it ‘cos i was actually rummaging through it to bring out change for him. As soon as we got to our bus stop, the stupid boy did not wait for us to pile out first before calling on to passengers for his back trip, he started calling and people started rushing in. It was a struggle to come out of the bus. I managed my way out all the time clutching my bag tightly to my chest.

"God punish you!, comot for road jo!," one passenger cursed as he struggled to get off the bus. Poor man, the vehicle had started gaining speed while he still struggled to jump out of the bus. I was going to be late if i didnt hurry up.

When i got into the office, i exchanged warm pleasantries with my colleagues and suddenly remembered i had to make a quick call. I dipped my hand into the side pocket of my bag to retrieve my phone, my phone wasn't there, maybe i put it in the main bag after i took the the call in the bus, i opened the main bag and checked, for where?, it wasn't there, i emptied everything, there was no sign of the phone. Yayparipa!! mouth opened and closed, i couldn't believe i had been mugged. I felt as if someone ripped my heart apart

One of my colleagues tried calling the line, it was ringing and the “ole-ajibole” kept cutting it, i was so angry that i sent him one evil text message to return the phone otherwise....for where??..the person na 'ogbologbo' he/she ignored the text. I keep on calling the phone till he/she apparently got vexed and switched it off!

My beautiful enviable phone gone!, with all the personal info., contacts, pictures and all that i had on it!, it was terrible, i felt bad, i would have sworn for the person, but i pardoned him/her knowing that my words are powerful, i wouldn’t want a curse to follow him all through the year. i have got another phone and retrieved my SIM but i have lost almost all of my phone contacts except for the numbers i backed up somewhere. Now, i am left with a lot explanation to make when people call and i say,

"Hello, who am i speaking with?".....

"So, I'm no longer important ehn?, that’s why you deleted my phone no. abi??"

And na so so explanation I dey make...

This is to all Phone stealers & Thieves all around the world, can hide from everybody, but you cannot hide from God so repent while there's still time before it’s too late!!!!

BTW, I'm so excited about the year, its gonna be a great year. Things are gonna turn around for many, Lives would be changed, people will see and know the joy, peace and happiness that has long eluded them, even in the face of the world's crumbling system, it's going to be the year of SevenFold Increase!


Olufunke said...

Pele.........I feel for you o!

God would replace in multiple folds...and as for your contacts..people would understand now, a lot of us had lost our phones at one time or the other.
Wishing you a great week!

tobenna said...

And this one thing shall beget a better one.
Not sure if thats English but, 'e go better'
I have a phobia for buses ever since I was robbed in one a few years ago. So, I'm always cautious one one.

Beulah! said...

Thanks Funke...this is the first time it'd be happening to me oh, thanks for d prayer.

Thanks Tobe, yes oh!, it shall beget greater things. I guess i have to be cautious too going foward

princesa said...

Amen o!
I claim that seven fold increase abeg!

Thanks for ur comment on my blog babes.

NigerianDramaQueen said...

Na wa oh! Can you imagine people beginning the new year with stealing?! Gosh I wonder what kind of new year resolutions thieves make...Anyway, he/she has sowed a seed...

Meanwhile, im happy you were able to get a new phone! I'm claiming that seven-fold increase big time!
Happy New Year!

Enkay said...

Ha! I had no idea....Pele my dear.
I hail you for showing restraint and not swearing for the thief straight up.
For that alone your blessings have piled on top of each other 7 X 7 fold!

Beulah! said...

@NDQ, i tire oh!...Thanks a lot

@Enkay, i say a loud AMEN to that!

Anonymous said...

I'm glad you're still excited about the year because I got pretty down just reading about your phone. Pele.

Take Care,
Therapy xx

Olufunke said...

I hope the new phone is doing very well..and 'berrer' than the onld one?
You know the glory of hte latter shall surpass the former.....

You have been tagged on the 2 truths, 1 lie meme

Good Naija Girl said...

I'm sorry your phone was taken, Beulah, but I like that you'renot dwelling on it.

Even more awesome is your enthusiastic and positive attitude about the new year. May 2009 give you everything you have wished for others!

Aijay said...

Sorry about ur phone. Don't worry, it'll be replaced with a better and 'badder' one :)

Original Mgbeke said...

Na wa o, that really sucks. I would be so hurt if I lost my phone too.
Happy new year jare.