The Family Part 16

Niniola was moping the kitchen floor when Chief Afonja walked in.

“Good morning sir.”

“Make me some tea.”

As she set the kettle on the burner, the chief sat down at the breakfast table and wiped his forehead. He had slipped out of Mama Eli’s bed, about to escape to Mama Ayo’s room when she stopped him with some distressing news. Continue reading “The Family Part 16”

The Family Part 13

Mama Ayo sat on the floor of the shower unable to erase the memories of what Gbenga had done to her.

“I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I was drunk and you bashed my ego! You made me do it!” he had said, pulling up his trousers after he was done assaulting her.

She had calmly gotten off the bed and pulled down her skirt, her entire body shook from the shock what had happened to her. Continue reading “The Family Part 13”

The Family Part 7

Mama Deji reached for her medicines and swallowed them with a glass of water. Niniola watched her grimace as the pills passed through her throat.

“Sorry ma.”

“Thank you.”

“Do you need anything else ma? Should I bring you some rice?”

Mama Deji shook her head. “No, just bring me something cold to drink.”

“Yes ma.”

As Niniola went to do her bidding Mama Deji thought of her conversation with Mama Eli earlier in the day.

“Chief drugged me! I know he did.” Continue reading “The Family Part 7”