I was surprised that Dcns. Emeka came into the office. I ushered her to sit down.
Dcns. Emeka: Accountant the Accountant
Me: mummy it is well ma
Dcns. Emeka: I want to know where you are living
Me: I live at Iyana Church ma.
Dcns. Emeka: Iyana Church ke? O ti jina ju now
Me: I know ma. I am planning to scot with a friend at Olorunsogo. And….
Dcns. Emeka: (cuts in) don’t worry. We have discussed and we have resolved to get an apartment for you that will not be far from the church.
After some discussion she left and I started pondering
How will I cope here?
How will these people treat me?
Hope I won’t be policed around?
As I was thinking about that, a call came on my phone
Caller: hello lover boy
Me: who am I speaking with?
Caller: hmmm Na wa for you. It is your angel Damola
Me: Dammy mi. Omo ele that I have vowed to marry if not….
Damola: shhhh. Please don’t make me remember how we parted….
Me: BTW why hiding your number?
Damola: well I am presently using a public line in Gauteng.
Me: South Africa?
Damola: beeni o. I just called to check on you Mr. Lover Boy
Me: Anyway congrats sweetheart. At least I am happy that the visa was finally approved for you. BTW I have been called by that church.
Damola: Wow!!!!! Congrats dear. I wished I was in Ibadan presently to celebrate with you
Damola: u know now. Wrapping my lips around your “OPA MOSE” and playing with the balls, sucking the living water from it……..
Me: o gbadun. And lest I forget, I am now a church worker.
Damola: E pele o. Pasito Collins. I will call you later
Me: ok dear, take care (ends call)
Damola and I met on the last day of our Youth Service in Jos. When we were collecting our Discharge Certificate at Rwang Pam Stadium, I discovered that someone came in from nowhere and wanted to jump the queue to collect her certificate. I was mad and I had to challenge her
Me: excuse me ma’am, you have to go and join the queue.
Damola: wetin you go do for me?
Me: please r