Read Story: SEASON 1 EPISODE 14
Night fell gradually.
“make we go Paapa place na” Man said. “who
Paapa?” I inquired. “no worry if we reach
there u go
know” Man answered the same way he
when he was asked who Obele was.
The guy called Man, so much loved suspence, it
pisses me off. “i no want person wey go cut my
p’rick oh, like Obele do oh” i tot. “i go follow
Paapa place oh, make una wait for me oh”
shouted from outside.
As we were about leaving the house, someone
came in. MOG was his name.
“MOG!! MOG!!” we hailed. “God bless you guys”
responded (his usual response when two or
persons greets or cheers him).
MOG!! Aaaaah MOG!!. MOG was a short form for
Man of God. He was a junior Pastor in our
What i loved about him was that he was very
prayerful. What i disliked about him was that
loved begging for money from his brethren and
even outsiders. If he wanted money from
he would simply preach to the person, and at
end of his preaching he would say; “help the
ministry with anything, nothing is too big”. He
hardly says “nothing is too small”, because he
wise enough to know that if he said that, he
be given peanuts. If you say he converts the
to a gun and uses it to rob people all in the
of “the gospel”, you wouldn’t be far from the
He hardly lacked money because “na where man
dey work, na there him dey chop”.
“where are u guys going to?” MOG asked. “we
go buy groundnut and bread wey we go chop”
told a big fat lie. “u guys should buy for me
am very hungry, and am passing the night
Or was groundnut and bread the code name of
what we were going to do at Paapa’s place?
time would tell.
“wetin we dey go do for Paapa place?” i asked
we were walking down the street. “we dey go
igboh for there, shebi una dey smoke igboh?”
inquired. “i no dey smoke igboh oh, i no need
brain to die oh, i need am well well oh”
said. “so we wey dey smoke, our brain go die?”
Man queried. “na una sabi na, me i don dey go
back house, i think say na food una wan go chop
for Paapa place nahim make me follow una”
Brainbox said and left. Sure, as an award
con artist he was, he really needed his brain to
always be at alert.