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*FLASHBACK*

Mr Akinola was walking on the street
very close to
the secretariat. He walked past a black
Nissan
Altima.
“Akin.” Rose the occupant of the
Nissan altima
called.

“please i don’t know you.” he
replied.

“It’s me Rose Bolakale.” she explained.

“Oh! Now i remember. Rose,
Magaret’s sister.” he
stressed.

“Yes.”
She opened the door to the passenger side for him
and drove off.
She discovered that the man who helped
her pass
her exams is in dire need. So she fixed
him up a capital to start his own business in
partnership with
her husband’s business.

Akinola thrived and made a name in the
business.

*TWO YEARS LATER*
Rose was on the sick bed with Beatrice
by her side.

“Beatrice, can you do me a favour?”
Rose asked.

“Anything for you my sister.”
Beatrice replied.
“I want you to unite your family with
mine.” Rose
replied.

“We are already united.” Beatrice
replied.

“Let’s become inlaw. Let your son Segun and my
only daughter Jummy be made one.”
Rose said.

“Consider it done but first you have to
get well.”
Beatrice advised her friend.
“Beatrice. The only way you can repay
my kindness
to your family is by doing what i asked
for. I’ll
forever be unhappy with you if my
desire is not made possibe.” Rose explained and
gave up the
ghost.

“Doctor….doctor….doc….d..d.” Beatrice
called on the
doctor.

*BACK TO PRESENT*

You can now see why i am concerned
about you
dating Jummy.” she said.

“But mum why can’t you tell me all
these before.” Segun said sadly.

“I never knew you will meet so soon
and moreso,
she was adopted by a family member
when her
mum died because she was still a baby then.” she
explained.

“So what do you want me to do
now?” Segun asked.

“Break up with whatever girl you’re
dating now and stick with you wife.” she advised.

“That’s not possible.” he countered.

“Make it possible son.” she begged.

“Okay i’ll think about it.” he said
and left his mother
in the sitting room.

He got back into his room and sat down
on the bed
with his face buried in his palms.

“What sort of promise is this. I can’t
afford to loose
Olanike after all i had gone through. But come to
think of it i can’t disobey my mother
but i don’t love
Jummy.” he thought.

“Then there must be a solution
somewhere.” he concluded before laying down on his
bed to sleep
round two.

7:45am monday 7th october.
The students of Brights comprehensive
college all
lined up according to their classes on the
assembly
ground. After the recitation of the anthems
(national &
school) and recitation of the pledge. Mr
Hastrup the
principal climbed up the podium to
address the students.
He started by welcoming the senior
students who
went for the just concluded waec gce
back to school,
he reminded them of their school fee and advised
them. He concluded by saying
“All prefects, see me in my office.”
with this he
walked back to his office and the
students marched back to their various classes.
The senior secondary school 3 students
got back in
their class shouting and arguing about
trival issues
which is normal among secondary school students.

“You guys are matured enough, so
stop making a
noise.” Wilson, the class monitor and
the punctuality
prefect commanded. The whole class bursted into laughter.

“So, in short you are trying to say we
are not
matured?” Titi, the senior girl asked.

“Exactly.” Wilson replied.

The class went into another round of laughter.

“Let’s go and see the principal.”
Segun said
immediately the noise subsied.

“Everybody?” Chioma, an igbo girl in
the class asked.
“Are you a prefect?” Segun asked in a
mocking
manner which caused another round of
laughter.

Mr Ige the Biology teacher walked into
the class.
“And what is the noise all about?” he
asked no one
in particular.

“Goood mooorning sir.” the whole
class thundered.

Mr Ige walked to the chalk board and wrote the days
topic. He faced the class and saw about
fifteen
students making their way out of the
class.

“To where?” he asked.
“The principal office.” Wilson replied.

“Come back here, you have my class.
You can go
and see him later.” Mr Ige advised.

“Uncle forget joor.” Segun said as the
whole class bursted into laughter.

During the cause of their laughter, the
prefects
including Segun left the class and
headed to the
principal’s office. They got to the principal’s office in no
time and the
principal began his boring talks about
leadership.
He ended by giving each prefect a
project to handle.
Segun was told to handle the practice for
the
upcoming football match against
Steadfast
comprehensive college(Nike’s school).

The principal ended and dismissed them.
On getting
back to the class, Mr Ige had left the
class when the
period ended.

“Segun, Mr Ige asked to see you
immediately you are back.” Peter the shortest boy in the
class said.

“Let him come and carry me.” Segun
said and went
back to his seat.

“I am here to carry you.” a thick voice thundered
through the window. It was no other
person than
the said Mr Ige.

“Follow me to the staff room.” Mr Ige
commanded. Segun obeyed him and followed him to
the staff
room.

They got to the enterance of the staff
room and Mr
Ige went inside. Segun surveyed the teachers sitted
in the staff room. He discovered they
were mostly
young teachers whom he had good
rapport with
because most of them are his friends on some
social network media. With this he
walked into the
staff room with confidence.
Mr Ige reported him to the teachers
present and seeked their opinion on how to punish
him since the
use of cane is prohibited on the SS3
students.

The teachers turned the question to a
jovial matter as they all laughed it of and they offered
Segun a
seat as they began discussing about
sports, politics
(the minister who bought a car worth
about 225m naira for security reasons. As if na inside
car she go
sleep.)
He was released to go back to his class
as he ran
back. He got back to the class and found his
classmate dancing to a popular song
sang by a
musician who was 19yrs for three
years. The
principal showed face from nowhere and was
watching the dancers.
Segun and his
classmate
settled down and were laughing at the
dancers
foolishness. The principal cleared his throat causing
the three
dancers to run back to their seats. He
entered the
class and seized the phone with which
they were playing the music from.

“This is the time you need to face your
studies
squarely. The fact that you have written
gce doesn’t
mean you are through with your education.” he
advised.

The students all mumured some
incoherent words.

“You keep on listening to worldly
songs that are of the devil. Tell me what is the meaning of
‘skelewu’?”
he complained.

“Mr principal is so on point. So you
know what is in
town.” Segun said loud enough for the man to hear.

“Who said that? Before i punish
everyone of you.”
the man asked.

“Mr man shaaaat up there and go back
to ya office.” Danjuma a hausa boy in the class said.

The whole class bursted into laughter as
the
principal looked on foolishly. He walked
out of the
class and went to his office.

THIRTY MINUTES LATER

Five men walked into ss3c class. They
were dressed
in military uniform, they were the
student
disciplinary squad(SDS). They marched the students
to the football field and ordered them to
do frog
jump from a goal post to another.

Segun stood his ground while other
began the frog jump as if their life depended on it.

“Hey! Do what you are asked to do.”
the youngest
among the five men yelled at Segun.

“Am not doing any unecessary
stamina training.” Segun replied and the students who
were frog
jumping bursted into laughter.

The man closed the gap between them
and held
Segun by his shirt as he marched him to their
leader.

“Boy, i heard you decided not to do
what you were
commanded to do.” the man said.

“Yes.” Segun replied.
“But why?” the man asked.

“I know my rights and and you can’t
just come and
deprive me of my rights.” he defended.

“And what are your rights?” the man
asked.
“As stipulated in the constitution of this
country. It is
wrong to subject a citizen of a country to
arbitrary
torture.” he explained.

By this time the other students had stopped frog
jumping.

“I need to teach this boy some
manners. He needs
to visit the barrack.” the man said as
he headed for the principal’s office.
“Jude please let the boy go.” the
principal begged
the military man.

“You mean he will go unpunished?”
Jude asked.

“I have a reason for that.” the principal explained.

“Your wish is my command.” Jude
replied.

“Thank you.” the principal thanked
him.

Jude walked out of the office leaving Segun behind.

“Akinola what’s your problem?” the
principal asked.

He kept mute with his head bent down.

“You have grown wings abi? Despite
the likeness i have for you.” the principal lamented.

“No sir.” Segun defended.

The bell was jingled which signified
break time.

“Sir, can i go? It is break time.” Segun
asked.
“Are you serious at all? You are under
punishment
and you are telling me it is break time.”
the principal
said banging his fist on the desk before
him.
“Am sorry sir.” he replied.

“Tell your father to see me tomorrow
morning.” the
principal said as he dismissed him with a
wave of
hand.
Segun walked out of the principal’s
office, got
outside, adjusted his uniform and
walked back to his
class.

“Shegzy. Aren’t you playing football today?” Wilson
asked.

“Am not jare.” he replied.

He sat down and brought out his
government
textbook. He read through the topics he had missed
while he was away writing exam.

Mary entered the class and walked
towards Segun’s
seat.

“Bro how far?” she asked.
“I dey o.” he replied.

“What happened between you and
officer Jude?” she
asked with concern.

“Nothing much. Just a little burst up.”
he replied non chalantly.

“Bro, i think you should try and work
on your
temper.” she advised.

“Are you here to preach?” he asked
already loosing his temper.

“Am sorry o.” she apologised.

“Mary i want to see you.” Mike called
through the
window.

Mary made to leave to join her boyfriend but Segun
held her roughly on her hands.

“Don’t dare leave my presence while
am still talking
to you.” Segun said angrily.

“Man leave the girl alone, she is through with you.”
Mike said entering the class.

“She is my sister and i have every right
to tell her
what to do.” Segun said advancing
towards an oncoming Mike.

Oblivious of the fact that members of
Segun’s class
had turned them to a movie. Mary
quickly got in
between them and stopped them from hitting
themselves.

Mike tried leaving the class with Mary
but she
angrily left through the other exit which
led to the school playing ground.

Segun angrily sat down and closed his
textbook.
He
removed a small hand towel from his
bag and wiped
his face with it. He stood up checked his wallet, he
headed for the school’s snacks shop.

“If i should meet this mad boy on my
way, one of us
must visit the hospital.” Segun said to
himself as he headed for the snacks shop.

Segun went to the snacks shop to buy
something to
quench his hunger.

“Good morning sister Joy.” he greeted
the attendant in the mart.

“Good morning my brother, how you
dey ?.” she
asked.

“I dey o.” he replied.

He bought two packs of cup cakes and a vanilla
flavoured yoghourt. He started a
conversation with
Joy as he munched his food.

“Senior…senior Segun…..” a junior
student greeted kneeling down.

“How are you?” Segun asked.

“Am fine sir.” the girl replied.

Segun finished what he was eating and
left for his
class. He got out of the mart and met Mike.
Mike
blocked the way.

“Hey, leave the way let me pass.”
Segun warned.

“What if i don’t leave the way?”
Mike dared him.
Segun moved close to Mike and held him
by his
collar causing him to whince in pain.

“Segun, what’s going on there?”
Peace(an asthmatic
patient) a girl in SS3A(the science class) asked
walking close to them.

Segun left his collar and walked angrily
back to his
class to avoid listening to unecessary
preachings from her. As he got to the door of his
class, a junior
student ran to him.

“Senior please, i misplaced my
snacks money and i
am hungry.” the girl said.
Segun looked at her for some seconds.

“Go and meet sister Joy. Pick what you
want in my
name.” Segun told her.

“Thank you sir.” the girl said as she
ran towards the direction of the snacks shop.

Segun got into the class and was
suprised to see the
whole class facing the direction where
Wilson the
class monitor was seated.
“Segun come here and lets talk as
brothers.” Wilson
spoke to him.

Segun walked to him and the whole
class began
talking at the same time advising him to change and
reduce his temper. He was infuriated by
this and
angrily yelled at them.

“You all must be crazy. Are you sent to
school to advise me?” he asked as every
member of the class
started dispersing one by one back to
their seats.

Segun sat down and laid his head on his
locker waiting for the next teacher.

“Hypocrites.” he said and hissed loudly for them to hear.

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  1. Praise says:

    why wil segun change suddenly in skul

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