SAN FRANCISCO, November 27, (THEWILL) – A contractor (name withheld) needed to collect his payment for a contract he
executed for the Lagos State Government. Having met a brick wall everywhere he went in the pursuit of his payment, his boon
came up with a quick-fix. “Let’s go and see the ‘Lion of Bourdillon,’” he suggested to his contractor-friend.
The contractor and his friend eventually managed to arrange a meeting with the ‘Lion’ at his Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi residence in
the wee hours of the day. And as the ‘Lion’ listened to the contractor as he narrated his story, it was apparent that he was
tired as all he could do in response was to yawn as he dragged himself from his chair.
“Lagos is tired,” the ‘Lion’ muttered, walking towards his bedroom, adding, “Eko wants to rest,” without minding his guests.
The bewildered contractor and his friend were confused as to what to do next as the ‘Lion’ banged the door behind them and
went off to sleep. Some aides of the ‘Lion’ however advised the early-morning visitors to come back later that day and preferably at midnight.