Trotro gear falls off as driver tries to shift it in video; social media reacts

Trotro gear falls off as driver tries to shift it in video; social media reacts

- Social media has become a place where never-seen-before things happen on a daily basis and users are not surprised anymore

- Just recently, a video of a trotro driver shifting gear emerged on social media and people couldn't stop laughing as the gear fell

- The gear was obviously damaged, but the driver threw caution to the wind and managed to drive with it

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There are many things you will see in Lagos that hasn't been seen anywhere around the world, and one of them has got people talking on social media.

It is a video of a trotro driver driving a vehicle whose gear is damaged. In the video, the gear could be seen falling as the driver shifted it.

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Social media couldn't stop laughing over the video that has gone viral. Photo credit: @aqualadysix66
Source: UGC

A lady who was a passenger of the vehicle took to her Twitter page to share the video. @aqualadysix66 captioned the clip:

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"So I entered this bus today in Lagos and this is what I saw."

Tweeps soon flooded the comment section of the post to share their thoughts.

@the_writa said:

"At this point I don't blame the insane drivers of these junks. I blame the human beings sitting down for the crazy ride, squeezed together like sardine. We actually dictate how we get treated."

@dinar_fx said:

"You saw and you didn’t alight immediately."

@PeterGin wrote:

"What kind of gearbox does this car have. Jeeezzz, they have pushed the car to the brim of its limits. Omo."

@Mainasara_esq commented:

"Lagos is an institution on itself." previously reported that photos of a commercial bus popularly called trotro got people talking with its fuel tank which happened to be a keg.

In one of the photos that were shared on Twitter by @VictorIsrael_, the driver sat comfortably in the bus while a fuel attendant filled the keg which was placed beside the driver.

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Capturing the photos, @VictorIsrael_ wrote:

"Wetin dey Happen for Lagos like this?"

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