Ah, my people! How una dey ooooh!
It haff tey when I write live post oh! Na only previous post wey I write for other blogs I be dey post here since. Hope una nor vex?
Ah, is anyone wondering about the pidgin English? Oya read my some things about me post to know say I love pidgin english.
Seriously sha, I’ve missed you all. Writing/blogging is a big part of my life yo! I almost cannot be still without writing.
Ehen, like those who aren’t new followers here know, my blog is also a place for my personal stories. I chronicle stuff like my first week at law school and last week at law school and for today, it’s my first two weeks as an ajuwaya!
So I went to Lagos from Delta State on the 2nd of November. I and my friends went to Balogun market on 3rd November and set out for Ekiti, the State where I was posted to on the 4th of November.
You need to see journey, full of plenty matter.
First, my friend bought wig and gown the previous day which wasn’t her size. So she had to return it and still travel that same day and you know as Lagos be, plenty traffic!
I sat on my traveling bag for more than 2hours while waiting for her. I had Joyce Meyer’s book to keep me company but still, I was feeling somehow/angry jare. Patience isn’t my best suit.
After all the putting load on my head, and trekking to the park, I still come wait, siddon on top bag for 2hours. My people, I suffer. But its my fault sha. My dad always tells me not to carry much load when traveling but I don’t know why my stuff just seems to pile up.Wetin dey dey inside biko?
Anyways, we finally left Lagos by 4pm, come see gbege. The bus nor good. The bus stop for road for more than 5times with the engine overheating. The silly driver nor even gree carry water and he know say he motor nor good.
We even stopped in the middle of an empty road for about 30minutes by past 9pm at night. But nothing happened. We were even gisting. Ah! I don’t take it for granted oh. God is faithful.
I heard of a certain bus that a corper entered, that caught fire when the engine started bringing out smoke. Ours did that more than 3times, nothing happened. Na my power?
We got to Ado-ekiti by past 10pm at night and I had just called a friend I hadn’t spoken to for a while who told me she was posted to Ekiti, Batch B, that’s how we got a place to stay oh.
And oh, before then, one man in the bus wanted to take us to a hotel to spend the night. That he will help us. Ah! The bus people just started shouting “corpers dey loss oh, una know am?”
Hmm, I find my level to my friend place fast fast. It was a corper’s lodge,family house of catholic students.
We got to camp the next day and they punished us with squats that same day.
And morale wey low before come high as we do frog jump. Lol.
After we settled in, after the drama of someone stealing my mattress (ah, I suffer), it was normal, whistle after whistle.
Next day was swearing in ceremony and ah swear, I was darker and my eyes were red after the hours under the sun.
From then on, it was one parade after the other, whistle after whistle.
I didn’t like the alarm of 5am, ah, those soldiers can disturb. Kai!
Our soldiers were even lenient sef oh. I like them. Banga banga the main man. Lol.
I joined MDG for training and missed parade for a week sha, and I was sooo happy. Hehhhe.
I also met such wonderful people that I am certain God orchestrated my paths towards people I needed to meet.
I will do a post on that soonest.
And uhm, Gracie asked me about love story, there’s no love story oh, there’s just a lot of inspiration bursting in me. There will be some new things on this blog soon but let me just do this post first.
And uhm where was I?
Sundays were my best days in camp as I could feel like a normal person again… Wear normal clothes for church + use makeup that I didn’t bother with during the week + snap plenty pictures… I even joined the drama unit of NCCF and acted on one of the Sundays that I was there.
I also joined the skills acquisition programme as I wanted to use it for my personal project in the course of the year but sadly had to leave camp while trainings were still on.
Ahem! After the first week abi first 3days, I(all soon-to-be-called lawyers) got permission to exit camp based on lawyer things nah(winks) but I stayed till Monday 17th November.
Men, as I hold my exit for hand eh, the thing be like visa. Lol.
Lots of corpers were asking that they wanted to hide in my bag. Loools.
Finally came out and wanted to snap farewell picture but my phone was misbehaving. Well, I borrowed from one of the mami traders and snapped. Manage the picture below.
Same day, I entered Ado-Ekiti market. Kai! This khaki has advantage oh. My friend said that Ekiti people aren’t friendly, things are expensive, bla bla bla. Me, I nor sabi that one. I smiled at the traders and you need to see the plenty banana I bought for 50bucks.
I will do a post on this negative mind-set thing soon.
I felt at home at Ado-Ekiti oh. I was smiling and saying I will have a great time in this town, no matter wetin others get/say, na them sabi.
Watch out for the real post on negativity and us soon.
Again, I must repeat, I was mega inspired in camp. Inspired enough to want to start a different blog for youths but I think I will just merge it in here.
But let this just be my chronicles, I will write on the other stuff later.
So that’s my story eh.
And if you see me now, you will weep for me. I’m almost as dark as charcoal. My face is BLACK!
My fellow soon-to-be-called lawyers that saw me at Abuja for call to bar screening were asking me what happened.
Kai! I so wish I brought my ori(shea butter) to Abuja. Atleast, it can freshen me up before my call next week.
My call to bar is next week oh!
God is faithful!
God is faithful!
So, if you want to be used by God to spread some love(gifts) my way, you are welcome oh. I will be waiting 🙂
So onto a great service year for me yeah?
And watch this space, as soon as I’ve settled down fully, I will be unveiling the new category that will be starting up on the blog.
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With lots of love and plenty sugar,