When my son was about to celebrate his 2nd birthday, I spent days wondering what I would buy for him as a birthday gift.
I decided to check out a departmental store and browsed through the toy section. I could not really make up my mind on what to buy. Just as I was about to give up, I saw a toy motorcycle and I knew I had hit jackpot! My son loved motorcycles and would appreciate this toy as a birthday gift!
On the day of his birthday, I presented the gift to my son and boy, did he love it! Nothing interested him any more but his 'Okada'. Back in the day when we were living in Nigeria, that was the name given to commercial motorcyclists.
That same day however, the motorcycle and its plastic rider met their untimely end. I was quite upset, could not imagi...