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At the sound of the closing bell, Segun
walked to the SS1, SS2 class to inform
of the football team to wait behind for
practice. After that he went to the snacks shop where
he paid for
the snacks he bought for the junior
the long break.
He got back changed his school uniform, put on his
football kits(all provided by the school)
and got on
the pitch of play.
They did some exercise before they
played a short match against themselves to regain
their pattern of
After one hour, they left the school after
achieved their set goal. Segun walked out of the school
headed for the bus/stop. Just then his
It was his mother.
“Hello mum.” he said.
“Are you at home?” she asked.
“Not yet, but am on my way.” he
“Okay, i just want you to meet me in
the shop.” she explained.
“Hope no problem?” he asked.
“When you come.” she replied.
Segun returned his phone back to his
increased his pace. He got home fifteen minutes
He knocked on the gate but the gate
was opened five
minutes later by Mary.
“What kept you long?” he asked.
“I I I I….erm….i was….busy.” she
Segun hissed and walked to the sitting
he met Mike sitting down comfortably
with a bottle of Maltina on a stool before him.
him with hatred before walking towards
“What are you doing here?” Segun
“Are you quarelling with google.”
Segun angrily launched an attack hitting
him on his
nose. Immediately he began bleeding from the nose.
Mary quickly held Segun from behind
and in anger
Segun swung his hand, he hit Mary on
causing her to loose balance. She fell down and hit
her head on the pointed edge of the
chair. She lost
Seeing this Mike ran away immediately
with a bleeding nose. Segun went into the
returned with a first aid box and a bowl
of water. He
applied his first aid knowledge of
reviving a fainted victim.
Twenty minutes later Mary came back to
relieved Segun. Her vision was blur and
dazed, she requested to be taken to her room to
s leep. Segun obliged her, he sat down on
of the bed watching her closely.
time he was yet
to remove his school uniform. Mary slept off some minutes later, Segun
left for his
AN HOUR LATER THEIR MOTHER ARRIVED.
“Mary… Segun.” she called from the
sitting room. Segun answered her and ran to meet
her in the
“Where is your sister?” she asked.
“She is not feeling fine, she is
sleeping.” He explained.
She stood up and headed for Mary’s
She barged into the room and woke her
up in the
“Mummy welcome.” Mary greeted.
Her mother sat down on the edge of the
touched her body, she touched her head
and felt the
swollen part of her head.
“What happened to your head?” she
Mary looked at her mother and then
She cleared her throat to talk Mary looked at her mother and then
she cleared her throat.
“Mum, i missed my steps while i was
stairs.” she explained.
“Is anybody pursueing you?” she
asked looking at
“No mum, it was the tile that caused
it.” she lied.
“What have you taken?” her mother asked.
“Bro Segun has given me some pain
“Take your time and rest.” her
mother said standing up as she left for her room.
“Thanks mum.” Mary appreciated.
“And you, see me in my room now.”
said referring to Segun.
Segun nodded his head as he sat down on the
available chair by the bed side with an
“Mary, am sorry for what i did.” he
She looked at him as tears welled up in
“I don’t want you to have anything to
do with Mike.
He is a player who will always toil with
your emotions.” Segun explained.
“But i love him.” Mary said sadly.
“I know but he doesn’t love you.
running away when you fainted in the
afternoon.” Segun explained.
“He was afraid.” Mary defended.
“Just be careful.” Segun adviced.
Mary nodded her head in affirmation.
“Let me go and see mummy.” Segun
said as he walked out of the room.
IN HIS MOTHER’S ROOM
“Segun, why didn’t you come to shop
when i asked
you to come?” she asked.
“I was attending to Mary that was why.” he
“Is that so?” she asked.
“Yes mum.” he replied.
“I called you so that you can meet
Jummy’s father.” she informed.
“thank God i didn’t come.” he
“We have finalised things as it ought to
be.” She said.
“What things?” he asked ignorantly.
“Her father will be going back to Japan
in two days
time, so Jummy will have to live with us
now. And this will futher strengthen the
you two.” she explained.
“She can’t stay with us. What about
“I’ll enrol her in your school.” she
“Our school doesn’t admit final year
“I’ll meet Mr Hastrup tomorrow and hopefully he’ll
admit her.” she said.
Segun looked at his mother angrily who
smiled at him.
“You can go.” she dismissed him. He got out of his mother’s room and
brought out his
“I need to establish something with
this girl.” he said
as he dialled Nike’s number.
She picked the call after the fourth ring.
“Hello.” he said.
“Hi.” she replied.
“How are you?” he asked.
“Am fine.” she replied.
“Nike, i have something i want to tell you. It has
been bothering my mind since but i have
to say it
out now.” he said.
“Say it.” she replied.
He brainwashed her for the next five minutes with
his romantic words which left Nike
He concluded his talks with.
“Nike, will you be my lover? Yes or
no?” he asked.
She cleared her throat and replied.
“Segun let me think about it.”
“When should i expect a reply?” he
“Before this week runs out.” she
“Goodnight sweet.” he said.
“Goodnight.” she replied.
Segun walked out of his room and
Mary’s room to check on her.
After checking on Mary he retired back to his room
“Segun! What is this?” his mother
called from the
He immediately ran to the sitting room where he
saw his parents standing.
“Daddy, you are back? Welcome sir.”
His father ignored and looked at him
with an “i will kill you look.” which futher scared him.
“What is this?” his mother asked
pointing to the
drops of blood on the tile.
“The blood abi?” he asked foolishly.
“And who drank this?” she asked pointing to the
bottle on the stool.
“Talk now or never.” his father
Mary walked into the sitting room
holding the walls for support.
“The blood is from me.” she said.
“How?” her mother asked.
“I’m seeing my period.” she lied.
Their parents bought the lies foolishly as
they dismissed them after Segun had been
clean the blood.
They both left the sitting
Segun followed Mary back to her room.
“Mary, thanks for saving me for the second time
today.” he said.
Mary was in pains as she couldn’t
Just then her phone ranged. It was Mike.
She looked at an angry Segun who pretended not to
“Hello, is this when you are supposed
to call me. As
if you are not the cause of all these. And
i was trying to stop him from hitting you, that was
how i got
injured. Now look at the time you are
Segun couldn’t hear what Mike was saying in the
background. He just heard Mary reply.
“How dare you call my brother an
Segun folded his fists like he wants to punch Mary.
“Mike, so this is life? This is how you
want to repay
me, despite how much i have done for
Remember i love you with my heart and body.” she
Segun was confused as to what she was
She quickly got herself back as she
ended the call and removed her battery.
Segun looked at her with an askance
“He has broken up with me.” she
Segun told her to lower her voice which she did to
“Thank God you have not invested
much in the
relationship.” Segun said happily but
“How i wish i haven’t invested
heavily.” she said.
“What do you mean?” Segun asked
“I had sex with him.” she said with a
“Mary, why? I’m highly disappointed
in you. Why
would you allow such guy to take
advantage of you?” he asked in anger.
“Please, its not my fault. I thought that
was the best
way to seal our love.” she explained.
Segun moved close to her and held her
“Mary, did he use protection?” Segun
“No.” she responded.
“Segun are you there with Mary?”
their father asked.
“Yes sir.” Segun replied as he quickly composed
himself and cleaned the tears in
Their father opened the door to the
on Mary, prayed for her and left but not after telling
her, she would be visiting the hospital
Mary knelt down before Segun
immediately their father left.
“Please lets keep this a secret.” she
Segun sighed and looked at her
“Mary, i don’t want to see you with Mike again. But
he will be punished for this.” Segun
“Bro please, if you attack him people
about us.” she explained.
“Okay.” Segun said and left for his
He got into his room filled with rage and
laid on his
bed before he drifted into a fitful sleep.
**9 O’CLOCK THE FOLLOWING DAY**
Segun was standing before the principal.
“What is wrong with your sister? I
learnt she is not
in school today.” the principal asked.
“She’s not feeling fine.” he replied.
“But i think i told you to come with your father this
morning. Where is he now?” the man
“He took Mary to the hospital.” he
Just then there was a knock on the door to the
“Yes come in.” Mr Hastrup said.
Mrs Akinola(Segun’s mum) entered
following closely behind her.
Jummy was dressed in
a black knee-length skirt and a purple
top over a
multi coloured flip flop(slippers).
Mr Hastrup dismissed Segun
immediately he discovered that Mrs Akinola was there
Segun got outside and thought to
“Why on earth will this girl be brought
to this place? Imagine how she was winking at me in
gonna be a stalker for sure.” he said
and left for his
He got into the class and saw some mathematics
questions on the board. He settled down
them all to the amazement of all other
were present when the teacher was teaching them
They(his classmates) all
agreed he is truely
a genius even though they were mad at
of the way he insulted them the previous day when
they tried to preach to him.
“Good morning sir.” they all rose up
to greet Mr
Adio(the vice principal academics) who
was accopanied by Jummy.
“How are you all?” he asked.
“We are fine sir.” they chorused.
The students started murmuring some
The guys were busy admiring her beauty,
while the girls were accessing her base
on what she
“Hello class, this is Olagunju
Olajumoke. A new student of this school.” Mr Adio said
attention of everybody.
“Good morning.” the whole class
“Good morning.” she replied shyly.
Mr Adio left her in the class to get
her new classmates.
She left where she was standing and
walked to where Segun was seated.
“Hi.” she greeted him.
“Hello.” he replied without raising up
“The serious student.” she said
“Oh! You are welcome to our school.”
standing up to shake her hands like they
meeting for the first time.
She took the hand shake but not after hitting him
She left Segun’s seat and
went on to
introduce herself better to other
members of the
“Olagunju. The principal wants to see
secretary said referring to Jummy.
Jummy followed the secretary and off
they went to
the principal office.
“Segun, this girl makes sense o.”
“I heard about it.” Segun replied
“Can i have her number?” Wilson
“You don’t know any other thing than
to toast girls.”
Bolanle(a girl sitting in the front said).
“Is it because he didn’t toast you,
now you are
jealous.” Segun chipped in and everybody bursted
“Segun, i don’t like it o.” she said
“Don’t mind me jare.” Segun
Jummy came back into the class and
went straight to
Segun’s seat. They began gisting like
Segun called all the members of the school football
team and addressed them on behalf of
master. He reminded them of the need
to put more
seriousness in practice, so that they can triumph
over their opponent.
Segun left the school compound and
out side as they both walked home.
“I never knew we could come back together this
soon.” Jummy said happily.
Segun was shocked.
“What did you say?” he asked
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