Maybe the storytellers were wrong. If Abaside wasn’t a
ghost, then ghosts don’t exist, Edu thought as she hugged him tightly. A drop
of tear fell from his eyes...
Edu looked stylish as she walked into the meeting
room. The statesmen stood until she got to her seat and settled in it.
“Doctor Obot said you’re pregnant Edu-Uwem,” her
father said with emotions in his tone. “I am surprised that a ghost would get a
human being pregnant,” he chuckled.
The morning was quiet and deadly at the Government House.
Abaside watched everyone run away helter skelter. The whole Government House
was calm and quiet, only the screechy sounds...
Edu wiped furiously at her eyes when she stopped the
car. She was at her parent in-law’s house in Ikpa.
Slowly, she headed for a...
Edu stood calmly on the balcony, waiting for the
convoy to be ready. The Minister of Information was visiting Itai state for the
first time. The president had sent...
Edu stood for minutes, staring at the picture of
Abaside in their bedroom.
She’d overheard Mercy telling one of the police men; “We saw a man that looked
After the elections, the result was announced the
following day on different TV channels in Itai state and Nigeria. Abaside was
announced the winner.
Esikot, Abaside’s campaign manager had just left the
breakfast table to prepare the convoy for the last campaign at Ikot Ekpene.
“What a sumptuous meal...
Abaside was smiling very brightly after his wedding. Edu was excited too. It was a grand society wedding. At that moment, they had both forgotten about the...
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