A lady, Bimbo Olagunju has disclosed how she was forced to drop a man she offered a ride after he expressed discomfort being driven by a lady.
Taking to Twitter, Olagunju said the man was enroute Obalende from Yaba on Tuesday morning and she offered to give him a ride in her car.
“Just as we’re approaching Alagomeji, uncle asked me if he can drive. Said he’s not comfortable being driven by a woman.
“I parked and told him to come and take the wheel. Once he got down, I just zoomed off. Arrant nonsense,” she said.
Offered a guy a ride from Yaba to Obalende this morning. Just as we're approaching Alagomeji, uncle asked me if he can drive. Said he's not comfortable being driven by a woman. I parked and told him to come and take the wheel. Once he got down, I just zoomed off. Arrant nonsense
— Bimbo Olagunju (@CallMeAbimbola) October 30, 2018
She added, “Funny thing is the guy is quite young. He can’t be more than 25. How can someone that young have this sort of mentality?
“I actually did not think that the guy could have wanted to get away with my car at the time. Now that I think of it though, that’s a big possibility. We need to be careful out there. These thieves now have different ways of operating.”
Many commentators also supported her action, saying the man could have hatched a plan to steal her car.
Read comments monitored by our reporter on Twitter:
Wow. The nerve!! As a rule, I don't give anyone a ride,ever.
— Pheladi Lamola (@motsebore_l) October 30, 2018
Chilled accolades for you he might zoom off in your car sef if you not careful thisisLagos 👌👌👌👌👋
— 🧡your Favorite Lover and 100 Others (@Temmieofktmedia) October 30, 2018
The guy wanted to get away with your car, so kudos to you dear, we need to be vigilant in this Lagos.
— Peter (@Adawajr) October 30, 2018
I would have dropped him at the middle of the road, where i'm sure he wouldn't see an empty bus. Silly man
— Onyekachi (@_Kkachee) October 30, 2018