It happened in an obscure enclave within a moving coach. The sotto voce conversation began with a simple hi-hi greeting exchange and a moment later a slight body touching and gentle bottom slapping followed. Then, a hot love making rendezvous became imminent between two strange sex thirsty passengers. By the time the love birds uncontrollably went deep into the main act, apparently unmindful of the people’s presence around them, Thomas a friend who was an eye witness, could hardly believe his eyes. “It was around 7 0’ clock in the evening and the cloud had gone dark” he began.
“I had boarded the train from Iddo to Sango because I did not have enough money on me to pay the road transport fare. I had always heard it from people that there are places in those trains where some passengers have turned into their private bedrooms where they carry out their sexual activities especially in the evening hours. Although it was not the first time I would travel by rail within Lagos, what I saw that day was a very strange experience to me. I had always boarded trains with seats inside them. But later learnt that there are other places within the train that can stay without paying. So, I found my way into this small enclave only to meet a shocker. It happened exactly the way I was told”
Kajola’s experience is just one out of many instances of sexual orgies perpetrated by passengers of various transportation systems, ranging from molue, buses, BRT, train, lorries and even motorcycles within Lagos and often times beyond. But out of all, investigations have revealed that such an immoral act has become most frequent and outrageous in the train, the rail transport system for instance, a source close to the railway station at Ikeja hinted that passengers who have amorous feelings often sit on coaches that have seats on the train that ply Sango – Iddo route. Continue reading