(CONTINUED FROM THE LAST EPISODE)
“I love this topic… so interesting and
understanding.” Daniel expressed happily.
“Please, can we be doing this kind of
when we are less busy?” Daniel pleaded
“Sure, I would also love that.” I replied
“Thank you so much Ola… I love you.”
said smiling and sincerely.
“Love?” Daniel, Princess and I exclaimed in
“Love? Did I say that?” Cynthia questioned in
“I sense something o, make una dey play
love game o like that o, congrat my guy,
don talk her mind.” Daniel said jokingly.
“Hmm!” Princess sighs looking at Cynthia
“What is ‘hmm’ for this matter? It concerns
Daniel asked directing his statement to
“I beg your pardon.” Princess shouted.
“We know your type… omo booty for
school.” Daniel concluded and hissed. All
while I opened my mouth in agape by
statement, I was just speechless and
dumbstruck. It seems was brain washed but
regained back my consciousness when
and Princess are exchanging words of
“Daniel, please stop this… you are too
troublesome.” I cautioned with a frown face.
“Na you sabi, that is how person go dey tell
you too gentle try to emulate me small.”
replied in pidgin.
“Cynthia, what do you mean by your
I asked not that audible with a frown face.
“I don’t mean my statement, and I don’t
anything, I was too excited by the topic you
taught me, it was just a mistake.” Cynthia
looking at another direction.
“Okay.” I concluded faking a smile. I packed
book inside my #10 polythene bag and
my jotter and I left the class for the library.
On my way to the library, I ran into the
that beat me on my first day in the school.
“Hey! You come here.” He barked from a
distance. I looked at his direction and I saw
he has his hand round the waist of the girl
“This school is corrupt… look at a prefect,
someone that suppose to be a role model to
others, he was the one doing rubbish with a
fellow student… a role model indeed.” I
as I sluggishly walk to their direction.
“Can you walk fast? You idiot!” He blasted
distant and I increased my pace.
“Good morning seniors.” I greeted bending
as a sign of respect.
“Why are you walking sluggishly before?” He
asked facing me.
“I’m sorry sir… I have a strain on my leg.” I
“That is none of my business.” He rebutted
turned to the female prefect.
I stood at a spot motionless; the senior was
busy talking with his girl. And that idiot was
laughing to his boring talk.
“Sir, I am here.” I call to his notice after
for like five minutes with him giving me any
“Am I blind? You fool.” He paused.
“Stay there and don’t move an inch else I
skin you alive.” He commanded smiling to
“Tonight must be a thriller one; I promise I
go eight round on you.” The senior said
his statement to his girl.
“Like seriously?” She asked with broad smile
over her face.
“Eight rounds? Is he a sprinter? Beside the
sprint a sprinter can go is 500 metre and
five rounds… how is 800 metre possible?
no… he said tonight…” I thought looking at
“Sprinters don’t run at night, I sense his
rounds mean something else.” I thought.
“I bet you won’t win this time around, you
you win the last time, but this time around I
winning all.” The female senior boasted.
“Let wait and see.” The male senior
“Sir… is there a race in the school because I
also a runner.” I asked directing my
the male senior.
“What do you mean?” He asked puzzled.
“You said eight rounds and…” I replied but
unfinished. The senior raised his hand up
the air as he landed a thunderous slap on
cheek (you know those kind of slap that will
make you to be seeing stars when
“Aaaarrhhhh!” I groaned in pain holding the
“See this idiot o, so you have been listening
our conversation all this while. So silly of
will teach you a lesson today but before that
me send you a message. I am very hungry…
hmmm…” He blasted and paused.
“Go to the food vendor; buy me rice 300
with meat 200 naira. Hmmm (thinking)… buy
nutri milk drink that is 150 naira each and
water melon, that suppose to be 100.” He
smiling at me.
“Sir, money … the cost is 900 naira all
I uttered holding my cheek in pain.
“Take this money and bring the change.” He
offered holding a 100 naira note.
“Sir, this is 100 naira and the cost of what
send me is 900 naira all together.” I replied
a shaky voice.
“If they born you well don’t buy all those
send you.” He roared loudly. I shivered in
sweat roll down from my head to my toes.
TO BE CONTINUED