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3.30pm Faculty of Law, LASU Ojo Campus

“Hey lover boy.”

“Hey sexy.”

They hugged and kissed briefly.

“How have you been?” he asked.

“Today has been so hectic. I’m so tired,“ she said.

“Pele my dear. Same here too. I have got one more lecture for today,” he replied.

“Me too. I tried reaching you earlier. But your chats was not delivering and your phone was off.”

“Yeah, battery issues. That was what I went to fix opposite the school and I decided to drop by and see my queen.”

“Awww,” she said and hugged him.

“You no even fear say your lecturers are watching us.”

“Life is too short to be afraid of people my love.”

“What time would you and your brother be heading out? I’m going for CIBN lectures today so I want to ride with you guys.”

“We will leave by 5.30pm.”

“Ok cool. Hope there is space for me.”

“Even if there is no space for you, I will sit on your laps.”

“That would be awesome.”

“I know you will like that.”

“Yesso. I will meet you at under the tree, abi?

“Yes dear.”

“Ok love. See you later.”

They hugged and kissed again.



4:00pm Accounting Department, LASU Ojo Campus

“Scattered accountant of Nigeria,” Doris hailed him, and stopped in front of him.

“I no be scattered accountant,” Muyiwa snapped, looking at her smiling face

“My fine boy no pimples, you dey vex ni? Person no fit play with you again? She asked gently.

“I no like that kain play.”

“Which kain play you like?” she asked, smiling mischievously.

“You know na,” he replied smiling.

“I no know o. Use your own mouth talk am”

“Hmm. I always prefer practical to theory.”

“So you will prefer to show me the play?”

“I prefer to play the play with you.”

“You sure you fit handle me for that kain play?”

“Even if foremen no fit do the work of four men. I no need four men to do foreplay.”

“Na so. Your mouth dey sweet you now. Olomi lo ma re o.”

“Eshin lomo.”

“Your hostel or mine?”


“Ok. But it would have to be tomorrow. I am heading to Alagbado now and would return tomorrow afternoon.”

“Better for me. Lets do 6pm tomorrow.”

“Come prepared and don’t keep a lady waiting,” she said and started to walk away.

“I’m always ready,” he responded.

She turned back and mouthed, “scattered accountant.”

He did an angry face and waved his fist at her.

She smiled, blew him a kiss and turned away.

To be continued

Written by Olumide Holloway (King Olulu)

Inspired by a true life event

Twitter @olulu4ever, Instagram @olulutheking, olulu4ever@gmail.com, +2348025070892


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