I dial my mum number sharperly, she pick at once.
Mum: hello oziegbe.
Me: ma, na you send me message just now?
Mum: no oh, I get time to dey send message .
Me: okay bye bye.
Mum: wetin happen
Me: nothing bye bye.
I cut the call at once before she continue to dey ask me numerous question, I read the text again, this just dosnt feel right, I was so disturb that I had to call Lizzy at once, I called first time, she didn’t pick, second time she didn’t pick, third time the same thing, so I sent a text.
“hello love please I need to speak to you now its urgent”.
i waited for her reply for good twenty minutes, since she nor want reply me I drop the phone on the table and walk out, sometimes if I dey vex i nor dey carry phone waka.
I enter bike #50 go afuze, i told you guys before I wanna cook a delicious soup, if you don’t know how to cook black soup or you can call it saint leaf soup, you better open your eyes sharp, I enter the crowding market come see as people scatter like fowl, bike no dey even mind whether people dey road or not. na to dey speed paas them sabi, so I first buy saint leaf they tie it 50 naira, so I bought 4, maybe that one go do, I bought crayfish #100, and meat 300, dry fish, 200, we get the rest ingredient for house, but one thing still remain, we dey call am (ugbewe) the thing they dey small small like seed, i bought kpomo also, that one don do, after all na me and my mum only, so I carry my property pack put for nylon bag and enter the noisy crowd, as i dey go, I felt like someone was following me, so I turn back, na many people I see wey them they struggle for breath Cus the crowd was too muCH, so I continue walking till I reach where I go take bike, so as I wan stop bike, another bike pass my front, I mistakenly saw the side glass, wetin I see shock me, I saw one bIG woman with hairs like snake, just like the medusella, if you have watch clash of the Titans, I was shock that I turn back, I look exactly at the same spot but the woman was no longer there, I walk to the area and search everywhere for there but I nor see her, hmmmm na wa oh, Abi na my mind dey play games with me again? maybe oh because there is no way somebody like that will stand at the middle of crowd without people running away from her, so I package myself and disappear out of the market, I didn’t enter bike there again, if i reach road i go enter, so I follow backyard, I wan pass back burst out from main road then come stop bike for there, as I dey go I dey look over my shoulders, I go waka two step I go look back, people wey dey follow me come dey wonder whether na mad person I be, after 2 minutes everybody find their way. leaving me alone in Akhigbe street in Afuze, i don’t know why they call that street Akhigbe (my surname) and we are not even related, and the street is one of the oldest in afuze, they don tie the street now, as I dey go nobody dey road, everywhere dey dry, na so market day dey always be for afuze, everybody like to dey go market, i was walking fast to get to the main road on time when suddenly I heard a footstep following me, I was so afraid in that I didn’t even look back, so I stop and the foostep stop (daytime oh) I continue and the footstep continue, I summon the courage to look back. I look back and saw nobody, as I say make I face front continue my journey na im I see her stand for my front looking at me with her blazing eyes.
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