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Ok, So Apparently Alibaba got a picture of this. I'd wanted to rant about this on the blog yesterday but since I couldn't be bothered to take a picture after prolonged exasperation I didn't bother posting it. 

Yesterday along Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase 1, I was trying to meet up with someone for an appointment I had but was held in traffic for an unusually long period. 'Unusually long' because at that time of the day traffic is very light and the only thing one probably has to contend with is the bad roads and floods. I sat in the car cursing the fates; why is it now that I'm in a hurry that there's so much traffic? Everyone wondered what could be wrong and because we couldn't fathom any other reason I came to the conclusion that there was an accident up ahead; that's how bad the traffic was. So you can imagine my amazement when I got ahead after moving at snail's pace only to see one man jogging and his mopol driving behind him at his jogging pace thereby holding everybody up. What the actual hell?!

Seeing this picture makes me relive that moment and I feel angry all over again. Why would one individual do this without regard to other road users? 

This is what Laila reported on her blog:
"Wow! I hear the big guy is none other than the CEO, Dilly Motors. He usually jogs in the afternoons, weekdays. That his security car drives at his jogging pace and God help you if you are going the same way."

Seriously, God help you if you're going the same way! But maybe we shouldn't wait for God, residents should file an injunction against this person when they're sure who it is. 

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  1. Thelma he has been doing this for about a month or more. I think its silly. But thats just me. Maybe there is a warrant out for his extradition cos they say he is wanted in America.
    www.pynk360.com

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    1. What I don't understand is that there are so many roads he can comfortably jog along in Phase 1 without constituting a nuisance. A good example is the street by Tantalizers. It's a long road, there are way fewer car users along the road and if it's not long enough he can do as many laps as he wants till he's satisfied without having to do this on a major road in the afternoon.

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  2. seriously!!! only in nigerian mehn! is he even allowed to do that ? and why ?? he's too "big" to go to the stadium, jog around his home or aren't parks in Lagos ?
    Nigeria, where money talks FIRST and disregards the common man..it is well.

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  3. dilly is nut, simple

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  4. Uv got to be kidding me

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  5. This is madness! Dude isn't even joggin on the side walks... Irritant!

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  6. LOL... He should have hired me as the pilot of the chopper protecting him in the air ni...
    This is just......................

    Am off for dinner jareee...

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  7. He couldn't get a treadmill if he is so bothered about his security? Money makes some people go mad
    -F

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