Uncle Lagos and Maggie discuss Buhari’s health.
Uncle: Pele o jare, Maggie.
Maggie: Yes, uncle?
Uncle: Come o, mi ro wipe won ni doctor n’iwo read ke? (Come o, I believe it’s doctor you read abi?)
Maggie: No uncle, I read Medicine and then became a qualified doctor.
Uncle: Mschew…..I’m not concerned with the process. You are a doctor that’s all I care.
Maggie: Yes, uncle. I’m a qualified medical practitioner.
Uncle: So kini de de ke ti’re o le treat President? Because dad e o je ka gbadun nigbayen, ariwo “I’m spending millions on Maggie’s school fees” lo n pa kiri. “Maggie is in a private Uni, and it’s costing me a fortune” ni ringtone e nigbayen. Kini de? Why is the president going abroad for treatment? (So what is the point of you if you can’t treat the President? Because your dad didn’t let us have peace that time o; he was just shouting “I’m spending millions on Maggie’s school fees.” “Maggie is in a private Uni, and it’s costing me a fortune” was his ringtone that year. So wharrapen? Why is the president going abroad for treatment?)
Maggie: Erm, maybe…
Uncle: Maybe what, Maggie?
Maggie: Maybe he does not trust our health system or the kind of medical equipment needed for his kind of treatment are not available.
Uncle: Dr Maggie, wa si beer yi fun mi. At least waa le operate opener yen? (Dr Maggie, come and open this beer for me. At least you can operate the opener abi?)
Maggie: Ha ha Uncle, what do you mean by that?!
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