Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 18
Subtitle: Assuming Victor is a girl called Gift.
AsI been dey talk before, Icame back fromschool and saw commotion at the frontof Papa and Mama Tabara’s apartment.
People were around that place, MamaTabara the once quiet woman was shoutinglike a mad woman. Due to the multitudeand the hunger that was frustrating me,I saw Grace smiling at the frontage. I greetedher and went inside, she prepared egusisoup and garri, I ate and had my baththen sleep. I no even get strength to heargist first that time, when I come wake up. I comego see Grace for parlour.
Me: wetin happen for Papa Tabara their house na?
Grace: no be small thing my sister.
Me: gist me na.
Grace: first go bring ice cold chill block water for fridge,I need am before I gist you.Ino get choice na, and Grace always doesthat whenever you ask her for something.
She go first send you message as if sayiffa no hear the gist I go die. Grace toldme that the two children given birth by MamaTabara are not Papa Tabara whose nameis Johnson children, the thing shock meOh. She later told me that the real fatherof Tabara and the little baby came to claimhis children, and Mama Tabara want todivorce Papa Tabara.
Papa Tabara refused and wanted to beat Mama Tabara, theother man that impregnated Mama Tabarais a soldier. He beat Johnson like a thief and threw him out of the house, and Mama Tabara na police officer oh. Utoor Johnson the girlizer, common is correct joor. Yousabi English pass me? winks.
Afterthat day we stopped seeing Johnson aroundthe Estate, rumour had it that he is in thehospital treating his broken bones, lol.
Why no be broken kulikuli la?. Our eldersay a day will come when the tree willbe force to dance to the wind, the nextday in school. Rumour had it that twogirls wanted to seduce the new teacher,and they were caught.
Me sef think sayna just amebo stuffs now when the headmistressgather all of us in the assembly hall andaddress us, she called Lizzy out and twoother girls, our classroom teacher wasstanding at the podium with them too.
Headmistress: some of you here want to become prostitute in the future, I won’t allow that. Just imagine these three girls writing love letters to my son. Lizzy even you.
Lizzy: ma please, is the devil.
Headmistress: three of you will bring your parents to school tomorrow.
Two girls and Lizzy: ma please, don’t call our parents.
Headmistress: shut up! I won’t allow you to be useless at this tender age.
Gosh!They begged and begged but the headmistresshad made up her mind to drag their parentsto school, fear catch me sha… What ifI follow go drag the new fine bobo, myPapa for just turn to Lu-Ken and finishme with mortal kombat style. I vowedthat day not to have anything with teacher.Our elder say nothing is sweeter thanknowledge with time, I started growingsmall small hairs in my pubic region.
SometimesI will even try to plait it in the bathroombut it was so small, I wanted to make sureit grow so that I will plait it. I kept it tillone day I raised my arm and Grace sawit, she asked me to barb it with shavingstick that isn’t good for a woman to keephairs in those places, blabla… She donforget say I be girl. I cry ehnn.. as I shavethe hair, anytime I touched somewherearound that place, I will we-t. Third termended and I took first again, during theholiday I knew Schoolboy. One drunkinthe Estate, I hate that man with passion.
He smokes and drink anyhow, and beathis wife but the woman nodey gree run.
I come dey wonder why, he is a policeofficer.
Grace sent me to buy local ginbecause his wife usually sell it at theirapartment, I knocked and he asked meto come in. I was thirteen then ripe atthe front, heavy at the back and sweetin the middle winks. Sugar thirteen likeme.