Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 16
continued from last episode…
immediately the teacher walked in,everybody ran to their various seats,his name was Mr dotun but the students call him Michael Jackson because of his trousers never reached his ankles, they were all jump off….
soo because we were having a meeting, you guys have turned this class to market place abi(he said.pointing his cane at them),and if I call you out to solve ordinary LCM you will be sweating like goat,you just came to school and be wasting your parents money when some of you supposed to be learning mechanic. which made the whole class bursted in laughter..
he went to the board and wrote down the topic: quadratic equation,bring out your text books everyone he said (picking up his cane where he dropped it),nobody dares to forget his/her maths text books if not they should get ready for the flogging of their life,while everybody brought out their book chioma couldn’t find her book in her bag, oh God am dead (she whispered), chioma what is it?, MJ(her seat mate asked in whisper),I think I forgot my book at home while I was rushing this mor…chioma stand up,Mr dotun shouted from where he stood as everyone turned to her direction,why are you talking?, sir I think I forgot my t..text b..b.book at home (she stammered),what?,come out here, I will use you as a scape goat (Mr dotun shouted),chioma walked shakily to the front of the class with her heart beating fast,she had never been beating before in her life,now she was about to fall victim of his cane..
meanwhile emeka was watching her as she walked to the front.
omo if this man flog this girl e go spoil my paro this afternoon ooo,wetin I fit do now oo, shey make I chop cane for her ni..
as chioma got to the front,lie down flat (mr dotun ordered her), excuse me sir(emeka said,raising his hand),everyone turned to face him including chioma,yes what is it emeka?,sir pls I was the one that borrowed chioma’s text book and I forgot it at home,pls pardon her (emeka said),chioma stared at him with shock,when did I borrow him my book? chioma thought, or is he high or what…
well in that case chioma go and sit down,you come and replace her(Mr dotun said while straightening his cane),chioma looked at emeka as she walked to her seat,emeka gave her a wink and she understood,no be just cane?,I go chop am dust am comot(emeka thought as he walked majestically to the front and lay down),he has not finished lying down when he received powerful stroke on his back, “JESUS”,emeka shouted as he quickly stood up(scratching his back),lie down goat,Mr dotun said(hitting emeka’s head with his cane),emeka laid down and another powerful stroke landed on his back (touching his ear),God,emeka shouted (as he ran out of the class) causing others to laugh,just kneel down outside there till the class is over,Mr dotun said..
but why will emeka take cane for me?(chioma thought). okay class let continue with today’s teaching, chioma you can share with Mary Jane (Mr dotun said as he wrote down some equations to solve,while he was teaching them emeka was still scratching his back outside the class while kneeling down,he taught them for two periods till they heard the bell for break,he gave them assignment to submit in his next class, If they born you well don’t do your assignment (Mr dotun said as be packed his bag,picked up his cane and marched out of the class..
chioma this one that emeka chop cane for you I hope there is nothing going on between you two?(mary Jane asked),even me seff am surprised,thank God I did not even chop his cane(chioma said as she puts her book in her bag). maybe he likes you oo(MJ said,winking at her),let go and eat(chioma said(changing the topic) as she stood up..
immediately Mr dotun stepped out of the class,he ordered emeka to follow him to his office where he was told to pick pin..
guy emeka don f--k up oo,David(emeka’s friend said),why he go take punishment because of that girl na,upon the plan wey we get this afternoon,abeg make we go chop jare,another guy replied as they bounced out of the class..
while in Mr dotun’s office,they had switched off the school generator which made his office stuffy,Mr dotun brought out his big cooler of food and starting eating while emeka was sweating profusely with his legs shaking, emeka take this 100naira go and buy me soft drink(Mr dotun said as he dropped the money on his table and continued with his food..
emeka slowly got up,picked the money and stormed out..
I swear God punish this man generation, i said as i walked down the hall to the school cafeteria which was beside his office,i got to the cafeteria and saw chioma and her friends eating at a particular spot but they were busy chatting and laughing but never noticed me,when i heard my name from behind,”EMEKA THE LOVER BOY” I turned and saw David and his friends (smirking),they were also eating at the cafeteria, they were laughing while looking at me,SUPER MAN(David said again, revealing his muscle), his friends couldn’t stop laughing because the way he was teasing me,emeka the cane chester,you can chop cane ooo,and they all bursted into laughter…,guy if you no shut up I go tear you slap,I said (pointing at him)
I looked at the corner where chioma sat and saw her looking at me with pity,her friends too were laughing from David’s teasing…
out of been embarrassed I quickly walked out of the cafeteria to Mr dotun’s office..