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HEALTH - HOW TO SCAM A NIGERIAN IN 5 MINUTES.

Remember the story of Sherlock Holmes? Arguably the greatest detective of all time. I recall a story he was getting bored with solving crimes, criminals were just not smart enough! He felt he could do a better job as a criminal and never be caught.

In the health sector, one can easily make loads of money from the gullibility of the Nigerian public, but then, one has a conscience.

Here I was in a car workshop and this unkempt looking man comes in with a small bag and goes ahead to make a unique marketing pitch.

He was selling a local herbal concoction which he said could cure Diabetes!

In just 5 days, he said, your diabetes would be cured with this special mixture.

He spoke with such confidence, I almost believed him, then I remembered, hey! Am I not a doctor?

He even boasted he had people who could give testimonies about the potency of his concoction..

Now, I was beginning to feel bad for going to school for almost a decade and not given this simple cure for diabetes, I had to ask…

WHY IS THERE NO SENSE OF URGENCY IN NIGERIAN HOSPITALS? PART 1

Lol, no, that is not a picture from a Nigerian Hospital.


SCENARIO ONE
The scenario plays itself over and over again...

A man runs out of a car into the hospital reception.

'Emergency!'

'I have an emergency! Where is the doctor?' He screams.

Everybody stares at him.

'I said I have an emergency!' He repeats, agitated.

'Oga, calm down, what is the problem?' A nurse finally asks.

'Please I have an emergency.' He repeats for the fourth time.

'What happened?' The nurse asks for the second time.

The man realising he has to play by the rules tries to calm down and explain himself.


SCENARIO TWO

The man's patient has finally been admitted.

He walks to the nurses station and speaks with the nurse on duty.

'Please my relative is due for her injections.'

'Okay sir.' The nurse replies.

The man, satisfied walks back to his relative's side.

10 minutes later, he returns to the nurse, she is eating.

Trying to conceal his anger he…