Me: from ibadan? Waoh.
Me: so how did you end up here?
Joy: oh well i was posted here after i pass out from zuma nursing school Irrua.
Me: hmmm you came from Ibadan to study in Edo.
Joy: actually am An Edo girl but i was born and brought up in Ibadan.
Me: thats great.
Joy: yeah what about you?
Me: oh well am just a guy studying nursing at school of health Benin..
Joy: how old are you?
That question took me by surprise and i dont even know what to say
because she senior me by far and i cant say my exact age i dont know
Me: am in my early twenties.
Joy: alright, i will be back i feel like drinking coke.
Me: okay can i come?
Joy: no you just arrive so stay here, what will you drink.
Me: any soft drink will be okay.
Joy: alright i will be right back.
she left me alone and went out to buy something while i remain in the
room, i think am starting to like her but thinking about dating her is
impossible na because we are not mate and i believe she wont accept
self because she will look me like her junior brother so i better
quash the thought from my mind.
After five minutes she return with two malt and biscuit.
Me: welcome back.
Me: i thought you said coke, malt too cost na.
Joy: forget joor, God go provide.
Me: hahahahaha Amen oh, whats the noise outside?
Joy: its their festival.
Me: oh i see.
She open the malt and serve me and then we started drinking in silence i
dont even know what to say to spice the room up and then her phone
She look at the screen and then drop the phone.
Me: you not gonna pick that?
Joy: nope am not picking it.
The person called three times and then the fourth time Joy said.
Joy: please Ozila can you do something for me?
Me: yeah whats that?
Joy: pick this call up and tell the person to stop disturbing your girlfriend.
Me: waoh, thats hard.
Joy: yah please just do it like that, can you?
Me: i will be happy to.
She gave me the phone and when the person start calling for the fifth
time i pick it up.
Me: hello who is this?
Caller: am corper seun who are you?
Me: you dont need to know that please stop disturbing my girlfriend
okay if you keep on calling i will just pick it and let your credit
Seun: what the ……..
I cut it.
Joy: thanks (she said as i hand over the phone to her).
Me: you welcome, i guess thats what you dont want to talk about.
Me: okay oh.
We talk about her work and how she is coping before i finally relax on
the carpet and use pillow to support my head, i know they will use the
bed so i gat no business sleeping there.
Me and Joy were still talking when i doze off after finishing the
drink, she use blanket to cover me i didnt see her but i felt it, and
she even told me goodnight.
I wokeup the next morning and saw everywhere empty, i stood up and
walk outside, i walk to the hospital and saw some patients and nurses,
rose is among them and when she saw me she came to me.
Rose: morning how your night?
Me: fine good morning, where is my sister?
Rose: she and Joy they labor ward, do you need anything?
Me: no only wondering how everybody disappear so early.
Rose: na work na, since today is Saturday we will close by four sha, if you are bored go to
matron house and watch film, hope your sister have introduce you to
Me: no she has not, and when do nurses started working on Saturday?
Rose: we are not nurses yet and your sister will introduced you to her after work, there is food in pot and maclean on the
wall if you need anything else come here and tell me.
Me: okay thanks.
She left me and return attending to her patient, i walk back to the room
and check the pot i saw indomie again, but na wa oh those girls like
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