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Mrs Akinola was seated in her shop
instructions to her workers.
Jummy walked into the shop dressed
in a black mini
skirt and red top. She walked through the sections of clothes, toys, jewelleries, consumable
other varieties of goods based on the
“Good afternoon ma.” she greeted
bending her knees.
“Good afternoon my dear.” The
giving her a searching look.
“It is me, Jummy.”
“Oh! You are welcome my dear.”
Mrs Akinola instructed one of her girls to give
Jummy a bottle of chilled drink.
“So you are my son’s girlfriend?” she asked.
“Yes ma.” Jummy replied smiling.
“But don’t you think you are too
young for that?” she asked.
“Yes we are young but we are not going too deep
with the relationship.” Jummy
“Is it a must for you to have a
“It’s not a must but so that we don’t have
with relating in future and to know
better.” Jummy explained.
“I see.” she replied.
Mrs Akinola and Jummy were together in her shop
talking about relationships and their
ups and downs
before Olanike arrived.
“Good afternoon ma.” Nike greeted
“Oh! Nike right?”
“you are such a beauty.” Mrs Akinola
“Thank you Ma.” Nike said kneeling
“Have your sit.” mrs Akinola said
pointing to a vacant seat beside where Jummy sat.
“Good afternoon.” Nike said greeting
Jummy ignored her and continued playing with her
Mrs Akinola noticed the cold atmosphere between
them and the jealousy in Jummy’s face.
“Do you know her?” Mrs Akinola
“Yes ma.” Nike replied.
“Who is she to you?”
“She is my friend.” Nike replied.
Jummy raised her head up and looked at Nike with
an angry face.
“Who is she to Segun?” the woman
She never saw that coming.
“I don’t know but recently i discovered they are
much more close.” Nike explained.
“So there is a possibility that they are
Jummy’s phone rang and she picked it. She dropped the call twenty seconds later.
“I have to go ma. My dad wants to see
“Okay.” mrs Akinola replied handing a
five hundred naira note to her as transport fare.
Jummy left after showing appreciation to segun’s
mum and ignored Nike’s greeting.
“That girl doesn’t fit my son.” Mrs
Akinola said to Nike.
Nike was suprised and did not know
how to reply the woman.
Mrs Akinola gave Nike her number at
the end of the day after giving her her own transport
Segun got to the exam centre very
early in the morning on the 2nd of october (the
last day of the examination)
He sat down and did his last minutes
“Good morning.” Nike greeted.
“Good morning.” he replied.
“How was your night?” she asked.
fine.” he replied.
They chatted happily for like twenty
Jummy entered the hall.
“I’ll see you later.” Nike said immediately she sighted Jummy.
“But, nobody is sending you away.”
“I know but i don’t want trouble.” she
Nike left for her seat.
Jummy got to Segun’s seat angrily.
“So you are still seeing this useless
“Keep your voice down and moreso, am not seeing
her.” Segun defended.
“You finally allowed your mum to
for you.” Jummy said.
“Don’t bring my mum into this.” Segun warned.
They stood up against themselves
before Olanike came between them.
“Segun. What’s the matter?” Nike
“Slut. What’s yours in this?” Jummy
Nike walked away with tears in her
“How dare you call her slut?” Segun
asked but waited for no reply as he ran after
Jummy walked to her seat angrily.
to Nike before the invigillator came in and distributed the question paper and the
After the paper.
Candidates were seen loitering outside
jubilating on the completion of the exam. Some were taking pictures while other
Segun snapped Nike’s pictures and
Jummy was looking at them from afar
with a very angry face.
Segun chilled with Nike for some
Emma and his boys numbering up to fourteen
They dragged them to a lonely part of the school.
Segun’s phone was seized, his
wrist watch and his chain. Nike was begging for their
safety but the guys
ignored her and warned Segun not to
move close to Olanike for the rest of his life.
Segun voiced out angrily and requested for a man to
man combat between him and Emma.
They accepted the contest and they
were left to
battle it out. Segun succeeded in pushing Emma to the ground and was raining lots of
punches on him
before the other guys joined in
support of Emma.
Nike seeing that they had dropped the
things they seized from them picked it up and took to her heels.
Segun managed to stand up and ran
away with a
series of cuts on him. He took the
school’s back gate and walked towards the bus-
stop where he saw
Olanike waiting for him. Seeing him in
state. She quickly called a taxi and off
they went to her house in the GRA.
“Did they hurt you?” Nike asked with
all over her face.
“Not really. I just had some minor
cuts.” He replied.
Nike left him in the sitting room and went into the kitchen to boil water for him so as to
“Ouch.” he whinced in pain.
“Is it painful?” she asked.
“Should i test it on
you?” Segun asked scooping
water with his hand pouring it on her.
“Oh my God! This thing is painful.” She
“So you don’t know before.” Segun
She gave him some pain killers agains t
his wish but
he took them to please her.
THIRTY MINUTES LATER.
There was a horn outside the
Segun was startled.
“Who could that be?” he thought.
“That should be my dad.” Nike said
heading outside to welcome her father.
“Welcome dad.” Nike said hugging her
“How are you my princess?” he asked.
“Am fine. Hope you bought what i
asked for?” she asked.
“don’t you know i came home
because of your
birthday?” he asked.
“I trust you.” she replied smiling.
“Daddy’s girl.” Joe the gateman said.
you.” she replied playfully.
Father and daughter both went inside
Segun sitting down. Sighting her father, Segun stood up.
“Good afternoon sir.” Segun prostrated.
“Oh! How are you?” he asked.
“Am fine sir.” Segun replied.
“So you are Segun right?” he asked.
“Yes sir.” Segun replied suprised. He looked at Nike for an answer but got a smile in
“Enjoy yourself and make yourself
man said and headed for his room.
“I’ll be right back.” Nike said following her father.
“Okay.” Segun replied and sat down.
Nike came back and they continued
stuffs such as their schools, friends
and Emma and
At exactly 4 o’clock Segun stood up and announced
“Wait and let me tell daddy.” Nike said
back inside. Nike came back and handed one
thousand naira to Segun.
As Segun was about stepping out of
the house Nike’s
father came to the sitting room.
“Hope to see you on
“Definitely sir.” Segun replied.
Nike escourted him back to the bus-
stop where he’ll
board a bus to his house.
“Take care of your
“Okay, i will.” he answered.
“Bye. I’ll call you.” she said.
“Bye.” he replied hopping into a bus.
Segun got home thirty five minutes later but got the
shocker of his life immediately he got
into the sitting room.
Seated in the sitting room was his
mother and Jummy.
Segun entered the sitting room and
met his mother
and Jummy seated discussing only God knows what.
“Good afternoon mum.” he prostrated.
“Welcome. How was your paper?” she
“It was fine. You didn’t go to shop?”
“I had to come back to attend to
somethings.” she explained.
“Okay ma.” he said leaving the sitting
“Segun.” his mother called him back.
He face her waiting for what she had to say.
“Are you blind or you don’t see your
“Girlfriend? I don’t think i have one at
“So who is she?” she asked pointing to Jummy.
“She is one of those girls i met during
the exam.” he
“Are you alright? So you have started changing girls
like you are changing clothes?” she asked.
“I am okay.” he replied.
“Okay. As your mother i hereby
command you that you should continue your
with Jummy with immediate alacrity.” she said
“That’s not possible. I own my life and
i know what is good for me.” he said angrily.
“Are you a bastard?” she asked.
“That a question for you.” he replied.
His mother frowned her face. And
stood up angrily
moving towards him.
“Am i the one you are talking
He kept mute to the question. His mother angrily picked up a mug
and threw it at
him. He quickly dodged it and the mug came
crashing on the wall.
He quickly ran to his room and shut
the door. His mother ran after him and knocked on
his door angrily.
She walked back to meet Jummy in the
“Don’t worry my dear. He will surely
become yours. Tell your mum that everything will be settled.” She
“Okay ma.” Jummy said and left.
Segun overheard all what his mum
said to Jummy.
“Does that mean that her parents are connected to mine. No way am gonna date such girl.
Nike is the right person for me.” he said angrily.
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