TOSIN SILVERDAM SHORT STORY CHALLENGE: STORY 8
An article written by Emgrin Rowland…
Long Time Ago in a village called Alagboja their was a addicted Drunker called Oresegun many believed that he inherit his drinking habit from his father while some believed he was cursed by his father second wife because of the much love his father showed him..
Oresegun was a talented Artist that made him famous in Alagboja Village upon his excess drinking Habit and not married at Age 38 he was still envy and jealous by other artist because of his Good works. On one Sunday morning MR Emgrin a white Man who Lived in lagos but based in Germany Came to Alagboja Village looking for land to plant cocoa he was directed to the king house, the white man MR Emgrin and the king discussed and the king agree to give him land in the village… After Two weeks the king invited MR Emgrin The white man and his chiefs to his house for a feast … While Eating And Drinking the Mr Emgrin saw a large portrait of a young girl he asked the king who snapped this? The king replied it was painted by Oresegun he painted it when my only Daughter drow in the river Mr Emgrin could Not believe his eyes he was shocked he never tout someone could paint and make it look so real like a photo Mr Emgrin asked the king about Oresegun he said he will like to take him Germany …
One of the chief Mr gbola was Angry because his son was a Artist his works where also in the king palace but was not Recognize so he planed to kill oresegun that night he order some thugs they tied up oresegun and throw him in the river he was dieing, suddenly he was untied he opened his eyes he saw the kings daughter that drown and died in the river he looked down he saw her leg where exactly like a fish tail but she have the body of a human he
Was scared, she said to him” don’t be scared am here to help you.
Chief gbola is behind my death he also want to kill you because of jealousy I will show you the way out of here …she took him out the river he reported what happened to the king. The King ordered for the arrest of the thugs they confess, cheif Gbola was stone to death by the villagers
..Oresegun stopped Drinking he was taken to Germany to continue his Art work…
Art by: ORESEGUN OLUMUDE
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