Funmilola Bucknor, a guide and authorized HR personnel, has narrated her ordeal within the arms of Uber and Taxify drivers in Lagos.
Based on a publish she shared, a driver of one of many taxis she ordered referred to as her ashewo kobokobo (low-cost prostitute) for cancelling the trip for causes defined in her publish beneath.
“I’ve suffered within the arms of Uber/Taxify drivers on this Lagos ehn… no be small.
That’s how I ordered one on Sunday. He arrived in a automobile with tinted glass. Let me inform you, it was on Sunday that I found that tinted glasses get ranges. Se ni home windows ehn dudu rakiraki.It was so darkish it was overwhelming even from outdoors.
I stated oga sorry, I can’t enter your automobile due to your tinted home windows. Let me cancel and order one other one.
He didn’t even let me land earlier than he gave me one lengthy hiss after which instructed me to kosi kuro niwaju motor mi jare.
I used to be like, you zay?!!
Is it by pressure that I have to enter your automobile ni abi you wish to kidnap mi ni?
He stated ehn ehn ehn? Baba e ni kidnapper. Baba e ni armed robber. He topped it by calling me asewo kobokobo.
Hian!! I stated okay o, sha carry your automobile and go o.
He stated I ought to e-book one other trip and let him see nah. That he won’t enable anyone to select me there.
I carried my two left legs and left him there o. He was nonetheless huffing and puffing and beating his chest that no different driver will likely be allowed to select me.
Me, I didn’t have vitality for that drama. Not on a Sunday pls.
I took one other one yesterday from Yaba to Ikeja.
Estimated value was about N1,200.
This man refused to make use of maps o. That’s how we have been going spherical and spherical and spherical.
Just for me to get down from the automobile after he dropped me… uber charged me N4,800 for thar trip!!!! Azzin 4 tazan lounloun! Se mo trafu ni?
Kia kia, I contested it and the fare was adjusted and I obtained my refund.
Uber and Taxify won’t kill me for my mom lailai.
In the meantime, my mother is grounded! She will not be allowed to journey wherever for some time except I’m the one taking her. She can not give me coronary heart assault abeg!!”