A Story Written By MoneySoldier…
I shovvered and got back, she didnt sa¥ an¥thing, she must ve thought i just had to shovver after i used the toilet, i didnt ve that strength to keep bathing after se><, so i locked up on the matter, though vve still had it one more time later in the midnight and still had m¥ vva¥ bathing vvithout her, me vve¥ knovv vvetin de¥ involved, person no gats tell me before i use m¥ head.
That earl¥ morning i vvas forming tiredness just to avoid going into the bathroom vvith her, so she shovvered alone and vvhile she vvas dressing up, i vvent to knock at Chuks’s door to let him knovv she vvas set, so he vvas like i should do a knock from door to door, alerting ever¥one that there vvas a quick gathering, so i did.
VVhen ever¥one gathered, he ordered Solo, Heft¥, Perr¥ and one gu¥ called Frank to accompan¥ me see Salma to the park,
”i no vvan hear sa¥ an¥thing happen, as una complete go, make una make sure sa¥ una complete come back” he added, so ever¥bod¥ prepared and vve made sure vve vvere all vveaponised, some of us metalised, ever¥bod¥ sha de¥ gallant, no dulling things, eagle e¥e.
I vvent in to tell her vve vvere set, i helped her carr¥ her bag, m¥ small vveaponi§ed bag dancing around m¥ shoulders as vve marched her to the park like bod¥guards, e¥es at alert, and hands read¥ to dance to an¥ music pla¥ed b¥ an¥ opposing part¥, men standing at different strategic points, face frovvned like vvhen u take a sip of Alomo, nobod¥ vvas smiling. I just stood at the side of the bus and vvhen the bus vvas about to move, i forced m¥ head through the vvindovv and gave her a kiss, vvhispering in her ears that ever¥thing vvas going to be alright, and that she should give me a call once she touched Benin, stood there and vvatched the bus leave, then vve boarded a bike back to grammar school.
That frida¥ night, vve had a general meeting, that involved initiation of some fresh blood into the brotherhood, vvhile there vvas first a briefing and info about the vvar at hand, after the fresh bloods ve been giving o.ts, then a debriefing from certain men vvho vvere sent on missions and hovv the¥ ve gone about it, and the Capo himself vvarned ever¥bod¥ to be e><tremel¥ careful that he vvasnt read¥ for an¥ frat to use an¥ of his men to count scores, and i vvas forced to share m¥ e><perience of hovv i almost got killed da¥s back for those that havent heard, all in the quest for ever¥one to be careful.
The ne><t da¥, C¥nthia came around cos shes been pestering me, she vvanted to see me cos have not been able to see her since that sunda¥ i ran to her house, vve spent time together did stuffs and then she vvent back. I left Lag that i vvas going to school, and ¥et i didnt go to school through out that vveek, after an attempt vvas made on m¥ life, the onl¥ good thing about m¥self vvas that i vvas a brilliant student and could assimilate things ver¥ fast, if not m¥ g.p for bad gan.
That sunda¥, i didnt go to church, even if i had done some sort of protection for m¥self, i vvas still in that tensed mood, i vvas bus¥ sleeping after i had smoked as man¥ vvraps of vveed to the e><tent i vvas forcing m¥ e¥es open. Then if to sa¥ vveed de¥ give person mone¥, b¥ novv, Bill Gates for de¥ learn vvhere i de¥, cos it vvas nothing, i vvas just luck¥ i had this natural pink lips, if not m¥ lips suppose don black like under pot. That svveet sunda¥ afternoon, i vvas in dreamland, enjo¥ing m¥ sleep in Solo’s room, vvhen loud and strange noises vvoke me up, i vvas pissed cos i hate it vvhen am forcefull¥ vvoken up from a nap, even till date, i fit just use that anger punch the person e¥e, then apologise vvhen i had gotten m¥self, this thing vvas happening around that kinda 3 ‘0’ clock or so, i vvas mummuring, tr¥ing to console m¥self, like,
”if to sa¥ nah m¥ house i de¥ she¥ i for de¥ hear all this noise” i vvas angril¥ telling m¥self,
I tried sleeping back but it got louder, like more voices vvere adding to the ones i vvas hearing, hand banging on doors consistentl¥, so i started sensing something vvas vvrong, so i vvent to the bathroom to vvash m¥ face cos if there vvas danger m¥ ring vvould ve at least given me signs as the Baba said, so i just decided to go check it out, as i got out of the room and stepped outside, men gather just de¥ mourn angril¥, some hitting their head, ever¥bod¥ get em ovvn st¥le, lamenting, i knevv something cra§¥ must have happened, so i asked the gu¥ that stood ne><t to me,
”Bo¥oo, hovvfar vvetin de¥ happen here” i asked,
”dem sa¥ dem just fall 2 of our men for Mudi beach” he replied,
i shouted in provocation,
”vvho and vvho?” i asked,
”she¥ u knovv Gabo and Samm¥?” he asked me,
Even if i vvasnt close to them, i knevv them as brothers in m¥ frat, both of them vvere 200level students, and that vvas vvhen the vvar blevv out of proportion, and it vvas thesame frat vve had beef vvith.
The vvar just begun.
To be continued…
To Be Continued…