is the new economic index.
Now, you can exchange three like thisfor a bus ride from Ikeja to Yaba.
Or for two bags of pure water.
Or for two bottles of thinned colas.
Or for four robo-robo chicken eggs.
Or for two one-hundred-naira recharge cards.
Or for one litre of petrol — with some change handy to munch on the new, revised, slimfit gala.
My friend says Jollof rice is out for now; fried rice a better deal.
We will be glad things have changed when the people can reach out for basketfuls again.
Until then, tomato.