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A Story written by @iamsynord… (Ff @iamsynord

I say park ….park…The officer shouted as mgoat pulled over the car..

He came near the car and beamed the torchlight directly to our faces for a few seconds and then to the back of the car as if he lost something in there.

Good evening… mgoat smiled as he greeted him warmly
Yes …what says by your time ??? He replied coldly
Huh….its 11 37 pm here .my oga…but..
( cuts in) … Wetin i go use sabi say na u get this car ??? Your drivers license pls ??
Oga  . Haha..
What is oga haha?? your …

Can u please get the torchlight off our face… i Stated ,cutting the officer short ..in the most polite manner possible as the light remained on my face..

Calm down boo…haha….Officer abeg no vex.You see ..we are artistes …we are just coming from a Studio session …night session

… that was how mgoat explained all our travails to him but The officer looked on in disgust..unmoved by All our explanations.

Ok ..i know. .. Mgoat dipped his hand into his pocket and brought out 1000 naira note which he handed over to him.

What are you trying to do ??
No  ooo officer .just something little to …you know…

I said your drivers license… is this your own drivers license..

I could see d shock in mgoat’s next words because i was quite shock too to see that the officer could refuse such offer of a 1000 naira note.

But oga……
Wait first sef….the officer moved closer to mgoat and as if sighting something dangerous, withdrew back..

U don drink….he asked
No …no oh
…no be alcohol i dey smell so…

What is going on there officer?? … one of the senior colleagues who had been watching the whole scene questioned..

..how am i even sure una no steal this car…
Ha  …ha no ..no oo…we didn’t… i responded..

By this time.i was already getting tensed up and my sweat glands became active…

No now …officer I just told…you
shut up…i say shut up…maybe the money u are offering me sef was stolen with the car
Haha. Officer please don’t…

Obinoscopy.i said what is happening there…by this time the superior police officer , DrizSlim and another junior officer .Okaakoko who had been busy passing other cars moved closer to us..

Oga  .these people. I see say their face hard… and the driver sef   …first offence .he day drink drive…

Haa..nooo. .noo i yelled to counter his Statement… i was almost peeing my pants here as the officers wielded their Ak47 like hungry untamed  lions..

Shut up… he said to me….U dont talk when i talk…..
Second offence no driving license… Third offence   .  Refusal to follow orders .. Fourth offence    .. …

Ehn ..ok obino…..
Yes Sir
Lasisi
Sir…
Okaakoko
Yes Sir
Search this Vehicle  .

Ok Officer.. it is our brother’s car…we took it out..i already explain to the off… mgoat tried to explain to the superior officer..

No probelm…we have to confirm that by searching the car…we are just doing our jobs…..ehn..

But officer..
young men,If u have nothing to hide .dont worry…Once we are through with the search,you are good to go..

And so they began… from the boot… they found nothing…. To the back seat…nothing…..

All this while ….datsincerechic had been messaging mgoat and asking if he is still coming …. i could see Mgoat constantly checking his time and phone  as she bombarded him with pings while the officers searched on…..

God what sort of probelm is this.,this night again….

. Front drawer…nothing.. ..They searched our pockets…nothing…his bags. .nothing except a pile of clothes….

Not untill they got to the drivers side ..

Oga…Oga.. Officer.lasisi shouted as he brought something out of the Car..

To Be Continued…

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