But it took them less than that to get the consent of two female undergraduates of the University of Calabar to keep them warm on their first night in the city.
They had not seen the girls before, but it did not matter. Before then, as they drank, their eyes scanned the environment in the hope of finding girls that would warm their beds for the night.
The citys universities may have big reputations, but not anything close to what obtains in big-city universities or polytechnics and other institutions close to such.
As a matter of fact, wherever there is an institution of higher learning, there are runs girls.
For young subteens, South Africa has become one of the most dangerous places on earth.
He just may be of help, thought the man in Calabar. Two minutes later, he called back, dictating a phone number.
He reached for his mobile phone and called his friend in Lagos to announce that he was in Calabar and badly needed female company. It was the number of one of the girls hed slept with during his visit.
Philanderers love the city and its two universities - University of Calabar and the Cross River State University of Technology (CRSUT), which is considered a more bountiful place than the latter.
The girls also love the philanderers, who give them money.
I am in Calabar with a friend and we would need company. The hardest part was over, as the girl asked where they were lodged and revealed where she wasthe University of Calabar. Being unfamiliar with Calabar, the journalists relied on their phones. Minutes later, they were on their way to the hotel. The resident, owner of a rich deposit of girls phone numbers, gave two to John and his friend.