THE NEW GIRL, PART-3

ADE, WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU?… “IT’S DOUGHNUT” … “OH! THE NEW GIRL?(I PRETENDED LIKE I NEVER KNEW ALL THE WHILE) SO, WHAT’S WITH HER? (I ASKED)…. “I THINK I LIKE HER”… YOU WHAT?! (I PRETENDED AGAIN) “YEAH, I DO, I REALLY DO LIKE HER, SHE’S GOT ME THINKING, I JUST PRAY SHE ACCEPTS MY PROPOSAL WHEN I APROCH HER, “WHAT?!, APROCH HER ALREADY?” … “YEAH, MARK, PLEASE, TRY TO UNDERSTAND ME, IT WAS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT”, (LOOKING AT ADE’S FACE… OH MY GOD! THIS IS NOT MY ADE, NO, NOT AT ALL, NOT THE ADE I HAVE KNOWN FOR YEARS NOW, BUT, LOOKING INTO HIS EYES, I COULD SEE A LOT OF SINCERITY, YEAH, SHE’S QUITE PRETTY, BUT THEN, IF ONE TOLD ME MY OWN ADE WAS GOING TO FALL FOR SOMEONE HE JUST SAW, FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME, AND KNOWS PRACTICALLY NOTHING ABOUT, I WOULD NEVER BELIEVE IT….I COULD EVEN STAKE MY LIFE FOR IT, MEANWHILE, OJO AND CHRIS, HAD BEEN GLANCING AT US FROM, WHERE THEY SAT… “HEY! MARK YOU’RE NOT SAYING ANYTHING! HE SCREAMED, AND THAT JOLTED ME… OH! YEAH, YES, YES, YES, I’LL TRY,… “WOW! REALLY?, THEN LET’S PLAN OUR NEXT STRATEGY,… (OH MY GOD! I NEVER HAD EVEN THE SLIGHTEST IDEA, WHAT WAS HE TALKING ABOUT?) PLEASE, WHAT’S THE QUESTION AGAIN, I NEED TO… “HEY! STAND UP AS YOU HEAR YOUR NAMES, MARK!… SIR!…”UP!” (I DID AS I WAS ORDERED), ADE!… SIR!… “UP!”… FOLLOW HIM, YOU TWO SHOULD COME HERE, (OH MY GOD! WAS CLASSES REALLY OVER?…YEAH, IT WAS OVER) NOW, YOU TWO, FACE THE CLASS AND TELL US WHAT IT IS, THAT GOT YOU GUYS CHATTING IN MY CLASS, BECAUSE, I KNOW ALREADY, (OF COURSE, I WAS NEVER GOING TO SAY ANYTHING, NOT EVEN A WORD, AND THERE’S NO WAY I WAS GONNA GIVE MY BUDDY AWAY, AND ADE WAS NOT READY TO SAY ANYTHING, SO WE JUST STOOD BEFORE THE CLASS, STARING AT EACH OTHER, YEAH, I COULD READ ADE’S MIND, IT WAS WRITTEN ALL OVER HIS FACE, HIS FACIAL EXPRESSION WAS LIKE, “CAN SOMEONE JUST TELL THIS GUY THAT I’M IN LOVE WITH DOUGHNUT?!”)…. OKAY, HEY! YOU TWO, TO MY OFFICE, SINCE, YOU’VE MADE UP YOUR MINDS TO JUST WASTE YOUR OWN TIME, NOT MINE, FOLLOW ME!, I’LL HELP YOU WASTE TIME, (WE WALKED SLOWLY BEHIND HIM, TO HIS ROOM IN THE STAFF QUATERS)… “CAN WE SEAT?” (ADE ASKED), NO! REMAIN STANDING, YOU’LL BE LIKE THIS, UNTILL YOU TELL ME WHAT THE HELL’S GOING ON, (WE KEPT MUTE, JUST STARING AT EACH OTHER, AND GLANCING AT HIM ONCE IN SOME WHILES, FOR NEW THINGS TO SEE, YEAH, WE THE AMZ4 ARE QUITE CLOSE, BUT, MINUS CHRIS, ADE AND I ARE CLOSEST OF FRIENDS, HE THOUGHT HE WAS PUNISHING US, BUT THAT WAS FAR FROM IT, WE WERE ENJOYING OUR STAY IN HIS ROOM, YEAH, THERE WAS GOOD MUSIC, EMANATING FROM HIS MP3, ADE WAS ALREADY TAPPING HIS RIGHT FOOT TO THE TUNE OF THE MUSIC, I WAS JUST NODDING SOFTLY, OH MY GOD! MISTER OLUFEMI WAS KILLING ME WITH GOOD MUSIC, I HAD TO RESIST THE STRONG TEMPTATION TO DANCE, BECAUSE, I WAS SERVING “PUNISHMENT” AND ABOVE ALL, WE WERE ABLE TO SPY ON THE RESULT SHEETS, WOW! WE MADE IT, I CAME FIRST AGAIN, STILL THREE MORE PAPERS TO GO, AND I HAD ALREADY SCORED MORE THAN ENOUGH TO PROMOTE ME TO THE NEXT CLASS, CHRIS CAME SECOND, ADE AND OJO HAD THE SAME SCORES, BUT, THEN, THERE’S NO MUCH DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OUR SCORES, I HAD A SCORE OF 74%, CHRISTOR SCORED 73½% WARREN AND COLE SCORED 73%, YET, WE STILL HAD THREE MORE PAPERS TO GO, AND TO BE PROMOTED TO THE NEXT CLASS, YOU NEED AN AVERAGE SCORE OF 50%, OUT OF 100%, WHICH IS THE HIGHEST SCORE……) OKAY! MOVE NOW! “THANKS A LOT SIR”(ADE SAID, AND MADE TO LEAVE, I DREW HIM BACK) TO WHERE? I ASKED, “TO THE PRINCIPAL’S, OF COURSE”… “BUT SIR”… “SSSSH, NOW!, (OH MY GOD! WE’VE GOTTEN OURSELVES INTO SOMETHING FAR BIGGER THAN WE THOUGH, WAS HE REALLY GOING TO REPORT US TO THE PRINCIPAL?… THE MISTER OLUFEMI I KNOW, DOESN’T PLAY WITH WORDS) “MOVE, I SAY!, IT’S OBVIOUS YOU TWO ARE BIGGER THAN I AM, BUT, NOT TOO BIG FOR MADAM FUNKE”…….”IRON LADY”!!! (WE SCREAMED TOGETHER) “OH! I SEE, YOU CALL HER IRON LADY?, LET’S GET TO HER OFFICE, YOU’RE DEAD MEAT, YOU’LL EXPLAIN THAT TERM, WHEN WE GET TO HER OFFICE, NOW MOVE!… “SIR, I CAN’T WALK”(ADE SAID, AND FELL TO THE GROUND)… ME TOO, (I SCREAMED, AND JOINED HIM ON THE GROUND)… (WE STARED AT EACH OTHER, AND SCREAMED TOGETHER) “WE’RE LAME”!!! “AMEN, AMEN, AMEN,…I SEE, OKAY, I’LL HELP OUT, JUST FEEL AT HOME, MAKE YOURSELVES COMFORTABLE, I’LL GO FETCH HER, AND YOU KNOW WHAT?, I WON’T WASTE MUCH OF YOUR TIME (HE MAKES TO LEAVE, MISS FUNKE, SORRY, IRON LADY, IS QUITE A TOUGH WOMAN, THE FIRST EVER FEMALE PRINCIPAL OF OUR SCHOOL, A EX – MILITARY MAN TO THE CORE, SHE ROSE TO THE RANK OF A MAJOR IN THE ARMY, BEFORE HER DISMISSAL, SHE WAS DISMISSED, DUE TO HER QUARREL WITH HER FELLOW LADY IN THE ARMY, WHO THEN, WAS A LIUTENANT COLONEL, AND HER IMMEDIATE BOSS, BY THEN, RUMOURS HAD IT THAT ONE DAY, SHE AND HER BOSS HAD A SERIOUS ARGUMENT, THAT LED TO THIER EXCHANGING WORDS, HOWEVER, SHE LIFTED THE LIUTENANT COLONEL UP, AND WAS ABOUT LANDING HER ON A CONCRETE SLAB, WHEN ANOTHER LADY, A FULL COLONEL IN THE ARMY ORDERED HER TO DROP HER BOSS, AT ONCE, AND SHE DID… TO CUT IT, SHE WAS DISMISSED FROM THE ARMY, BECAUSE OF HER INSUBORDINATION) “OH MY GOODNESS, WE HAVE TO THINK FAST AND DO SOMETHING, BEFORE MISTER FEMI GETS ANY CLOSE TO HER OFFICE” (ADE SAID)… I HAVE AN IDEA, ADE GO GET THAT GUY FOR ME,… “HEY! MISTER OLUFEMI!…(HE TURNS TO LOOK AT US)… WE’LL TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, EVERYTHING!,…(HE WALKS BACK, AND TAKES HIS SEAT) “I’M LISTENING”… (I TOOK OVER)… IT’S LILYANA, SHE’S ACCEPTED YOUR DATE PROPOSAL,(MISTER OLUFEMI HAD A SERIOUS CRUSH ON MY BIG SISTER, HE ONCE ASKED ME TO HELP HIM APROACH HER)… “SO, WHAT EXACTLY DID SHE SAY”?… “HUUUMM…(THINKING OF WHAT NEXT TO SAY, SORRY, THE NEXT LIE), WELL, NOTHING MUCH, SHE’S ONLY ASKED YOU TO…AWW…COME…OVER, YES! TO COME OVER TO THE HOUSE, BUT, I’LL ADVISE YOU TAKE HER OUT(MEANWHILE, ADE WAS STARING AT ME IN UTTER SHOCK)… “OKAY THEN, TELL LILYANA THAT I’LL BE FREE THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND, UUUHM, SO, WILL IT BE FINE IF I COME OVER TO YOUR HOUSE, AND PICK HER TOMORROW, OR NEXT? … “NO, ISN’T TOMORROW TOO FAR?, I THINK TODAY IS GOOD, COME OVER TO MY HOUSE TODAY, BECAUSE I ALREADY TOLD HER YOU’RE COMING, AND SHE SHOULD BE EXPECTING YOU…(I SAID, LIKE I WAS SURE, MEANWHILE, IT’S BEEN UP TO SIX MONTHS SINCE HE TOLD ME TO HELP HIM BRIEF MY SISTER, BUT I’VE NEVER GIVEN IT A THOUGHT, NOT TO EVEN TALK OF UTTERING IT TO HER… I’VE PUT MYSELF INTO A VERY BIG PROBLEM, FIRST, LILYANA’S NOT IN TOWN, SHE’S IN MY GRANDMA’S, AND THERE’S NO BRINGING HER BACK UNTIL AFTER THREE MONTHS, BECAUSE, SHE LEFT JUST THIS MORNING, AS I WAS PREPARING FOR SCHOOL)… “OKAY, YOU TWO CAN GO, BUT, THIS IS NOT OVER YET, MEANWHILE, PLEASE, HELP ME BEG LILYANA, EXPLAIN TO HER, TELL HER, I’LL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE IT TODAY, BUT I PROMISE TO COME OVER THE WEEKEND, OKAY?, NOW RUSH, GO ENJOY YOUR BREAK,……..WATCH OUT FOR PART-3

THE NEW GIRL, PART-2

AND AS HER EYES MET ADE’S, HE BECAME SILENT, SHE WAS FAIR, OF AVERAGE HEIGHT, SLIM, HER TEETH…SNOW WHITE, SO, SO, PRETTY, IN FACT SHE WAS CHARMING, ADE SOON JUMPED OUT OF HIS……. WHATEVER, TOOK HER HANDS AND PULLED HER TO HIMSELF, “I’M OJO, YOUR CLASS… SORRY, THE CLASS’S CAPTAIN, FROM WHAT SCHOOL DID YOU COME?…DID YOU PLAY GAMES?, DO YOU LOVE FOOTBALL LIKE I DO?… EVER SMOKED A CIGARETTE?… “OJO, WOULD YOU PLEASE, AT LEAST, LET THE GIRL SEAT?” (CAME A VOICE FROM BEHIND) IT WAS SAMUEL’S “HEY! SHUT IT! CALL ME CAPTAIN!”… “OKAY!, OKAY!, OKAY!, CAPTAIN WOULD YOU PLEASE, AT LEAST, LET THE GIRL SEAT? “I’VE HEARD YOU!”… PLEASE, COME HAVE A SEAT, (MOTIONS HER TO A SEAT) “WOW! THANKS” (SHE SEATS) SO, DO YOU PLAY GAMES? “YEAH, I DO”… DO YOU LOVE FOOTBALL?…”NO, I DON’T, NEITHER DO I PLAY IT”… HEY! CAPTAIN, WOULD YOU PLEASE ASK THE GIRL HER NAME? (SAMUEL SCREAMED FROM BEHIND) “PLEASE, WHAT’S THAT YOUR NAME AGAIN?… “LIKE I EVER TOLD YOU MY NAME, ANYWAYS, DOUGHNUT IS MY NAME” WOW! DOUGHNUT? … “YEAH!, HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE NAME? … “NOPE” … “HEY, DOUGHNUT!, I THINK I’LL HAVE SOME YOUs, AFTER MATHS CLASS”(CAME A VOICE FROM BEHIND, IT WAS OJO’S)… AND PLEASE, DO NOT SAY NO, WOULD YOU MIND JOINING ME IN HAVING SOME YOUs TODAY?…. “YEAH, I’LL LOVE TO JOIN YOU IN EATING SOME MEs” … WE ALL LAUGHED, BUT THEN, THERE’S SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT TODAY, NO ONE WAS WILLING TO GO OUT FOR BREAK, IN FACT, EVERYONE WAS PRESENT IN CLASS TODAY, WHY?, WHAT’S HAPPENING?, OR COULD IT BE BECAUSE OF THE NEW GIRL?,… THE BREAK PERIOD WAS SOON OVER, AND MR OLUFEMI, SOON WALKED IN, MR OLUFEMI IS OUR MATHS TEACHER, HE TEACHES MATHS LIKE HE INVENTED IT, HE LOVES MATHS, HE DOES MATHS, MATHS LIVES INSIDE OF HIM, IN FACT, HE IS MATHS,…… “AND WHO’S THIS NEW FACE I’M SEEING HERE? IT’S DOUGHNUT, THE NEW GIRL!, (I SHOUTED, DON’T ASK ME WHY, WE’RE ALL USED TO SCREAMING, HAHAHA, WELL, EXCEPT FOR OUR TEACHERS) “AND WHY ARE YOU SCREAMING LIKE THAT?…. “I’M SORRY SIR! (I SHOUTED AGAIN) “THE NEXT TIME YOU’LL SCREAM LIKE THAT IN MY CLASS…I THINK I’LL BE FORCED TO WALK YOU OUT, SO, DOUGHNUT, FROM WHAT SCHOOL DID YOU COME?… “QUEEN’S”… “WOW! QUEEN’S CROWN MEMORIAL? “YES SIR”(REPLIED DOUGHNUT) REALLY? I’M A PRODUCT OF THAT GREAT SCHOOL, I’M AN OLD BOY THERE, “WOW! THAT’S INTERESTING, SIR”… “YEAH!(HE CONTINUES) I DON’T EVER MISS ANY OLD BOYS’ MEETING, I’M ALWAYS PRESENT, IN FACT, I SEAT ON THE VERY FIRST SEAT IN THE FIRST ROW, I WAS THERE THE PREVIOUS YEAR, AND WILL BE THERE, THIS YEAR”….. ANYWAYS, WE’RE NOT HERE FOR THIS, LET’S GET STRAIGHT TO WHY WE’RE HERE…TAKE OUT YOUR MATHEMATICS TEXTBOOKS” (SURPRISED, RIGHT? YEAH, EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US, CALL IT MATHS, BUT MISTER OLUFEMI, TOTALLY DISAGREES WITH US, HE SAYS, OR CLAIMS IT’S A BASTARDIZATION OF HIS SUBJECT’S NAME, YEAH, HE CALLS IT MATHEMATICS, HE PRONOUNCES IT WITH ALL HIS MOUTH, HE DOES IT WITH PASSION…. THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE CLASS, I PERSONALLY HAD MY EYES ON ADE, PLEASE, DON’T GET ME WRONG, IT’S NOT LIKE I DON’T MIND MY OWN BUSINESS, OR THAT I LIKE TO MONITOR PEOPLE’S LIVES, BUT, I JUST COULDN’T HELP IT, ADE WAS BEHAVING STRANGLY, HE WASN’T PAYING ATTENTION TO THE TEACHINGS, HIS EYES EVERY NOW AND THEN, WAS ROVING, HE WOULD STARE AT DOUGHNUT, WHEN HER EYES WERE ON HER BOOKS, OR RATHER, SEEMED TO BE ON HER BOOKS, AND WHEN SHE LOOKS BACK AT HIM, HE’LL PRETEND HE WAS LOOKING BEYOND HER, MAYBE AT THE WINDOW, OR SOMETHING ELSE, JUST AWAY FROM HER, OR BEYOND HER, THIS KEPT ON HAPPENING, AND REPEATING ITSELF,… ADE, WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU?… “ITS DOUGHNUT”….”OH! THE NEW GIRL?(I PRETENDED LIKE I NEVER KNEW ALL THE WHILE) SO, WHAT’S WITH HER?(I ASKED)…. “I THINK I LIKE HER”…. YOU WHAT?!……WATCH OUT FOR PART-3

THE NEW GIRL, PART-1

WE WERE ALL SEATED, WHEN ADE, OJO, AND CHRIS WALKED INTO THE CLASS, OUR TEACHER, MISS FUNKE, HAD JUST FIVE MINUTES LEFT, BEFORE HER CLASS WILL BE OVER, AND THEN, WE MOVE ONTO ANOTHER CLASS, OR GO ON BREAK, AS THE CASE MAY BE, OJO WAS AMUSING US WITH HIS FUNNY, BUT INTERESTING MANNER OF TALKING, YOU COULD ASK OJO A SIMPLE QUESTION, AND HE’LL BE LIKE, “IF YOU KNOW IT, WHY THEN ARE YOU ASKING ME?” OJO WAS THE BRIGHT, CLEVER, AND OUTSPOKEN TYPE, HE TALKS ABOUT PRACTICALLY EVERYTHING HE SEES, HE COULD START FROM YOUR SHOES, TO YOUR STOCKINGS, TALK ABOUT HOW POINTY YOUR ANKLES ARE, OR HOW FLAT THEY LOOK, HE’LL THEN SKIP OTHER PARTS OF YOUR BODY, HE MIGHT CHOOSE YOUR HEAD AND MAKE IT A SUBJECT OF DISCUSSION, HE’LL BE LIKE “ARE YOU SURE YOU REALLY INTENDED TO BE IN SCHOOL TODAY?” YOU SHOUT YES!!! IN ANNOYANCE, AND HE’LL SHOUT BACK “WHY THEN WILL YOUR HEAD BE LOOKING LIKE MY YOUNGER BROTHER’S MISSING FOOTBALL?” BUT, HOWEVER, WE STILL LIKED HIM, YEAH…….HE MADE US LAUGH, SO WE ALL DECIDED TO NICKNAME HIM “MATTERS ARISING”, ADE WAS COOL, SMART, AND FUNNY TOO, BUT NOT AS FUNNY AS OJO, ADE WAS ALWAYS COOL WITH LADIES, IN FACT, ADE LOVES LADIES, HE’LL JUST STAND UP, AND WALK IN HIS STYLISH WAY, TO ANY GROUP OF ONLY LADIES, HE’LL FIRST SNEAK UP ON THEM, LISTEN TO THEIR DISCUSSION, AND SMARTLY CUT IN, “YES, YOU’RE TO GIVE IT BACK TO HER IMMEDIATELY YOU’RE DONE USING IT, YOU GOT THAT?” EACH TIME WE ASK HIM WHY HE PREFERS HANGING OUT WITH LADIES, TO HANGING OUT WITH HIS FELLOW GUYS, HE’LL ADJUST HIS SPECS, CLEAR HIS THROAT, AND YOU’LL HEAR “IT DIDN’T SAY BLESSED ARE YOU AMONG MEN, READ MY LIPS, (POINTING AT HIS EVER PINK LIPS) IT SAYS BLESSED ARE YE AMONG WOMEN” HE’LL CONTINUE, “I WANT TO BE BLESSED” WE’LL ALL LAUGH, CHRIS AND I, ON THE OTHER HAND, ARE THE SHY TYPE, WE’RE HARDLY SEEN WITH THE LADIES, TO CUT IT, WE ARE BOTH KNOWN FOR THAT, WE’RE ALWAYS SEEN TOGETHER, EITHER GISTING, PLAYING, CRACKING JOKES, READING BOOKS, OR DOING SOMETHING ELSE, HOWEVER, ADE, OJO, CHRIS AND I, ARE BEST KNOWN AS THE “AMZ4” (AMAZING FOUR) WE WERE BEST OF FRIENDS, WE HELP EACH OTHER OUT, IN TIMES OF NEEDS, AND TOGETHER, WE FORMED THE “BBG” (BRILLIANT BOYS GANG)……CLASSES WAS OVER, AND AS OUR TEACHER MADE HER WAY OUT OF THE CLASS, WE ALL NOTICED, A FIGURE, STANDING AT OUR CLASSROOM’S DOOR POST, ONE COULD TELL IT WAS A GIRL, FROM HER SHADOW, ADE AND OJO, WERE THE FIRST TO NOTICE HER PRESENCE……..”WOOOOOOO LOOK WHO WE HAVE HERE” AS HE ADVANCED TOWARDS THE GIRL, SHE TOOK A STEP INTO THE CLASS, AND AS HER EYES MET ADE’S, HE BECAME SILENT, SHE WAS FAIR, OF AVERAGE HEIGHT, SLIM, HER TEETH SNOW WHITE, SO, SO, PRETTY, IN FACT SHE WAS CHARMING, ADE SOON JUMPED OUT OF HIS…….WHATEVER, TOOK HER HANDS AND PULLED HER TO HIMSELF,………….WATCH OUT FOR PART-2

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