I put a call through to Janet and asked
meet me so we can talk. I’m really
about what she said we have to discuss
hope it’s not what will jeopardize my
with Funmi. She did come and we went
remote place to talk. Only God knows
matter is that is this serious. Here we go.
Me: Thanks for the calls Janet, I really . . .
Janet: You are welcome sweetheart.
Me: (She just called me sweetheart, well
not new but she also called my mother
that’s new) She’s fine thanks. You said
have serious issue to discuss, hope all is
Janet: We are fine Will, I’m just happy to
Me: I’m happy to see you too, but how
mean we are fine?
Janet: (Smiles) Firstly I want to apologize
you for not being truthful and open.
Me: (Okay, the matter has started) Hmm,
you never love me, you were just playing
my brain (I was praying she’ll say “No, I
Janet: Far from that. I love you so much,
Me: (Oh God, why now. Don’t love me,
why are you sorry?
Janet: I never told you I was in a serious
relationship. I have a fiancée
Me: (That’s a little relief) At last Janet.
are you just admitting it now?
Janet: It wasn’t easy for me Will. I really
you and my fiancée was always giving
reason to love you more, by breaking
communication and you were always in
Imagine we only spoke once throughout
month. As much as I love him, I felt I’m
him so I had to protect myself. That’s
sound so desperate. It’s because I didn’t
to lose at both ends and it’s the reason I
you no that time.
Me: I think I understand now. I’m sorry
your relationship but it could be he’s
Janet: Yes, that’s always the excuse, but I
tired of it last two weeks and broke up
him and then he suddenly find time to
Me: Hmm, why don’t you forgive him (I
to push that line so she can let me be)
Janet: Do I have option, when almost all
family members were begging me.
Me: (It’s turning to good news gradually)
Janet: Close to that. At least I receive his
mum’s call every day now.
Me: Oh! It’s good the mother like you
Janet: Yes, I love that fact too. We’ll be
having our introduction next month,
Me: (Finally brethren, a good news) Wao!
That’s cool. Congratulations (In my heart
dancing and singing thank you Lord,
Janet: Thanks Will. I’m sorry about how
always been to you. I really do like you
wish I can be your woman. Sometimes I
could have it all
Me: (If this is a dream, nobody should
wake me up) I like you too Jane. I really
but I hate to snatch somebody’s babe.
Janet: Can we still be good friends with
Me: (All strings thrown into the ocean
Egyptians) Are you asking that? I’m
be at your wedding dancing like a crazy
Janet: (We both laughed) Thanks Will,
a nice guy
Me: Noooo, I’m not nice. I preferred to
good and cool.
Janet: Funny. You are a good guy
Me: Perfect if you add cool to it. So how
we celebrate your introduction?
That was how I got saved from Janet’s
at least according to her words. The
the whole situation was that we were
happy at the end. She got her man fully
and I got Funmi. Wait! I mean I got to
Funmi alone and I’m going to do that
tomorrow before I go to Aramide’s side.
better get my girl before they turn my
The funny thing is I really don’t
what’s going on, neither do I really
Janet. It looks more like a script play
realty to me. How can somebody who
my neck last two weeks, if not for
suddenly change in a dramatic fashion
this. Until I see her introduction pictures,
going to be careful of her. Truth is the
situation is a little scary to me. Adding
misery that she held my hand from our
conversation spot down to her lodge
she gave me a romantic hug, capping it
kiss or you say peck but very close to my
mouth. I have reason to be scared.
I got home to meet Adesewa who was
in our room. Sometimes it’s funny how
be in the same school and level with
somebody and you’ve never sighted
before, for 5years. If I had seen Sewa
then the picture has obviously been
from my data bank. She’s tall and
almost of the same height as Dan. Her
keeps creating bubbles of love all
room. She reminded me of no other
than Funmi. How was I really distracted
Funmi? She’s cool, down to earth, not
and obviously got something for a
average guy in me. What the hell is
with me? If I lose this lady, I might
I got lost in this thought and didn’t even
my phone was ringing. It was like I’m
Temmy: (Shouted on top of his voice)
what’s wrong with you? Can’t you hear
Me: (Back to consciousness. I checked
phone and it’s Funmi, but the call was
before I could pick it.) I sincerely do not
Temmy: What happened where you
Hope all is well?
Me: All is mysteriously well or should I
Temmy: Hmm, I guess we’ll talk later
Me: Sure bro. Hello guys, is this my in-law
be? (Facing Adesewa)
Dan: Janet, meet my brother. We were
the same day
Sewa: You were the one speaking to me
Me: They just told me I’m the one, I
not know (We all laughed). How are you
Sewa: I’m great. Thanks for the call. If
you I wouldn’t have picked his call.
Me: The pleasure is mine and I could see
Dan can’t get his mind off you. I bow for
royal beauty, your majesty (I bend my
down in Korean style)
Sewa: (Smiling) Thanks a lot.
Me: Don’t give my brother the silent
again o, you nearly kill him. We are
going to hire search party, just to locate
Sewa: Don’t mind him. He knew what he
and how he can resolve it but was
Dan: Common baby, I did but you still
not picking up
Sewa: Leave me jor (She used her hand
cover his mouth)
Me: Well you now have somebody you
report his head to. Tell me he did
I’ll kick butt
We all laughed and continue chatting till
phone rang again from the same person
excused my self
Me: Hello Funmi
Funmi: Why are you not picking my calls,
it because I did not pick earlier.
Me: No, I wanted to pick it but. . .
Funmi: I wasn’t with my phone that time
you didn’t even bother to try again
Me: Funmi you are angry
Funmi: Yes I am very angry
Me: Cool down. I’m sorry okay
Funmi: When are you coming to my
Me: Tomorrow morning
Funmi: Too far, too late
Me: It’s already late. I can’t make it back
time if I come this evening.
Funmi: You’ll go back with my car
Me: What if I give you the whole of
Funmi: Whole of tomorrow?
Me: Yeah, we’ll be together throughout. I
you to follow me somewhere
Funmi: I’ll agree on one condition
Me: Which is?
Funmi: That you’ll have breakfast here,
Funmi: Good bye.
The way she put her words can only
love her more. I rose up earlier the
morning, had my bath and set to leave.
offered I go with his jeep but I declined
because her babe might see it and make
comments to her friends like, “that’s my
boyfriend’s car he’s riding”. I don’t trust
in that regard, because I don’t think they
it as wrong. I received a call from
that morning before I stepped out.
Aramide: Hi Will
Me: Good morning. How are you?
Aramide: I’m fine and you?
Me: I’m good, what’s up?
Aramide: I’ll send the description to you
You can come later in the evening. There
somebody I want you to meet.
Me: Who is the person?
Aramide: When you come, you’ll know
Me: I’ve been getting a lot of that of
but I’m not sure I want to go through it
Aramide: Common Will, it’s somebody
love to meet. I promise you won’t regret
Me: It’s not about regret; it’s about how
will affect me
Aramide: Don’t worry will. Just come
Me: Give me a specific time
Aramide: 4pm would be okay
Me: Alright, can I come with somebody?
Aramide: Who are you coming with,
I’ll prefer you come with her.
Me: (Is this girl a witch, how can she
There is something between you and
Anyway see you in the evening.
I got off the call with her and headed to
Funmi’s place. Entering through their
met with the devil and it was then I
remembered my prayer that morning
short. I tried avoiding her but you know
will always be devil.
Uche: Will, here you are.
Me: Uche Uche, how are you?
Uche: Don’t Uche me. You promised
come for the party but you did not show
Me: And I can’t remember receiving your
asking me why. Anyway, I was there in
If you were in spirit you would have
Uche: Who asked for your spirit to
really offend and it’s not good.
Me: Don’t be offended, I had to travel
day. It was urgent
Uche: So how will you make it up to me?
Me: I’ve said I’m sorry now.
Uche: I know but you have to make it up
Me: (I check the term and it’s few
9am. D–n! Why must it always be Uche
whenever I want to do something like
Okay what do you want?
Uche: There is a party in my lodge today.
organized for the final year students of
hostel. Come to the party and I won’t be
Me: When is the party?
Uche: 10pm till mama calls
Me: Night party? I went to a day party
was “planked”, now you want me to go
night party? Choose another thing.
Uche: It will be fun. Everybody in this
Me: What’s my own with that?
Uche: Including your rich friend you are
Me: What’s your own about who I come
Uche: Will you are a bad boy! You have
and you are still coming here to meet
Me: Who told you I’m dating Janet. You
go and do your homework. Aproko.
Uche: I will be expecting you o.
Me: You better choose another thing
no supervisor can force me down this
Uche: You will see. I’ll make sure you
and by the way, you might really need a
or receive one this morning because
girlfriend’s boyfriend slept over and he’s
Me: Uche bye. What’s your concern?
Uche: Bring wine o
I left her there before she’ll spoil my
knocked at Funmi’s door and nobody
answered. I felt the music being played
loudly was the reason why she could not
my knock. Come to think of it, loud music
unlike Funmi, she’s the quiet type.
is definitely not right. I banged the door
and an angry male voice responded
inside. He lowered the music and
door. Lo and behold, it’s that new guy
was following around.
Guy: Good morning, please come in.
Me: (How come he change his tone and
expression seeing me) Please where is
Guy: She’s in the bathroom
Me: Please tell her I come by. Thank you.
I left the place before the guy could
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