“She’s doing much better, thank you. In fact, even I can feel her confidence in the subject.” Tayo Oludare, Jumoke’s mother said to Mrs Williams as they talked in the former’s sitting room.
“I knew it would work! In fact, I wish they had met each other earlier.”
Tayo laughed in response.
“So what school is she going to?”
“Well, UI is her first choice…”
“Nigerian universities! I can never send my children to one!” Continue reading “We Knew Them Part 6”
“You’re going to Remi’s house again?” Korede asked.
“Yes, I’ve finished my exams so I can relax.” Jumoke replied.
“Alright just be careful.”
She laughed. “I can take care of myself Korede.”
Korede had something on his mind. “I thought you said you wanted to stop being friends with Remi?” Continue reading “We Knew Them Part 5”
Oladapo sat in the room staring at the identical twin boys.
“I should have insisted that she take that scan!” He thought.
But what good could that have done? He asked himself.
“Yet here I am with two more children to consider. I don’t even know if any or both of them are autistic!” he thought. Continue reading “The Family Part 28”
Niniola was banned from going anywhere beyond the store where they bought provisions and foodstuffs and Olayemi was entrusted with the duty of telling his mother if his sister flouted the rules. The relationship between mother and daughter was strained in a way that could not be easily repaired and Comfort blamed herself entirely for this. Something about her life or lifestyle had pushed her daughter to be a club dancer, it had made her disregard her mother’s warnings and experiences. Continue reading “The Family Part 27”
Biola was ready to face the world again, two weeks after the assault. She applied her make-up and wore a simple knee-length gown. When she got into her children’s room they looked at her surprised.
“Mum?” Ayo said tentatively, wondering if she was really back.
“Yes Ayo, are you ready for school?” Continue reading “The Family Part 14”