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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 21

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 21

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 21 It was Saturday afternoon and madam caro had gone to eke okpe to buy some condiments. Chidimma was at the sitting room reading her book when Maduka entered. Maduka had been making every frantic effort to get chidimma’s back down but all were to no avail. So when he saw that madam Caro had gone out to the market, he decided to chance his arm again. When he entered inside the parlour, he went straight to the video machine and slotted in pornographic movie. Chidimma paid less attention to it as she was busy reading her book. “Chy baby, bring your book here, let me teach you some Mathematics," said Maduka. "Thanks. I don't think I need any help now," replied Chidimma instantly. "So, Chidimma, do you mean what you told me yesterday?" "What did I tell you?
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 20

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 20

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 20 The fight in Oseh was getting tougher. Nduka and his gang were pursued back to the palace. More people from other communities were joining in the war to subdue them. On getting to the palace, Nduka and his group secured their refuge there, while the crowd were trying to force themselves into the palace. Igwe had earlier before the arrival of the crowd ordered his security men to guard the palace gate and ensure that no one entered his, palace. Igwe had also before the arrival of the crowd escaped from the palace through the back gate for fear of being tortured, probably, to death by the fuming crowd. When Igwe fled the palace, he made straight to Ukoli Police Station to lodge a complaint that his town was in crisis. With the way Igwe Odumesi reported the inci...
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 18

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 18

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 18 Madam Onyii's voice was heard outside as she made a `shhh' sound to chase away a foul which was feeding on the corns she spread outside. Ukene hurriedly packed everything inside the bag and asked Chidimma to go inside her room with it. Chidimma refused collecting the bag as she walked into her room sobbing. Ukene took the bag away and both pretended that nothing ever happened. "Chidimma! shouted Madam Onyii when she entered the room. Ukene left the house through the back door and suddenly entered through the front door to meet with Madam Onyii.  "Why did you come back? Where are the children?" "Oh! Are you still in the house? I thought you have gone back to the workshop. The children are waiting for me somewhere I forgot that Chidimma is supposed to
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 17

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 17

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 17 Madam Caro did not waste time in accepting to accommodate Chidimma in her house because she was a very good child. Chidimma was in the class when the Senior Prefect came in to call her. There was no teacher in the class by the time Sunday, the Senior Prefect, entered JS 1 c. Chidimma, the class prefect knocked on her desk and everybody stood up.  "Good day senior," greeted the students. "Good day students, how are?" replied the senior prefect. "We are very well, thank you. "Get seated." And they all sat down. "Who is the prefect of this class?" "I am!" Chidimma stood up.  "Was this class swept today?" "Yes senior." "It is not true." Chidimma kept quiet but still standing up, looking at him "Why all these pieces of papers h
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 16

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 16

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 16 Nduka and his gang had arrived Oseh and had a brief stopover at Igwe's palace to tell his father. Igwe Odumesi his mission that might turn fatal if Obele failed to comply. And the boys, who looked rough, deadly and drunk, were armed to the teeth. Though Igwe Odumesi was not in full support of their mission, he was not able to stop his son. Igwe was at that moment with his Onowu, Ichie Mburuibu, when his son returned. "The way I see these people, they are mad with anger and needed not to be allowed out of this palace. This is a man that is looked upon to be the next Igwe whenever you join your ancestors. If he then moves into the community with this madness of his, I wonder if the community will accept his igweship when his tenure comes up," Ichie Mburuibu ...
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 15

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 15

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 15 Madam Onyii had just been transferred to Umuagasi Primary School, Okpe and decided to take Chidimma along with her family, She was a mother of five: all boys. Her first son also gained admission into secondary school the same year with Chidimma. And two of them: Chidimma and 'Ugonna were admitted at Community Secondary School, Okpe. Chidimma's presence in Madam Onyii's family was highly welcomed as she began to play the act of a daughter in the family of boys. She was giving much assistance to Madam Onyii in terms of cooking and washing. There was no type of food Chidimma did not know how to cook. She used to wake up early in the morning along with Madam Onyii to prepare the breakfast for the family. And when they were through, all of them would leave for sch...
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 14

THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 14

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 14 Reports had gotten to Nduka about the state of things at home and he decided to return home to take 'necessary' actions. Nduka was the only son of Igwe's legally married wife, though them were other children born to Igwe by most of his concubines. During his infancy, Nduka was a very reckless and stubborn child roaming about the village causing one havoc to the other. So many people had during that time reported about the missing of their livestock which they believed Nduka to be the prime suspect. All these reports had gone to the Igwe, but he did nothing about it. Truly, Igwe was not happy about his son's wrong doing but was not willing to accept it publicly. He personally had warned his son to desist from such act but it continued getting worse. Nduka a...
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 13

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 13 Maazi Mbachu was among the elders that were not happy with Igwe Odumesi's action. He together with Ichie Obuda, was among the elders that accompanied Obele back to his house. The two elders were also among few elders of Oseh who could talk and look straight at Igwe's face. And they talked from nineteen to the dozen about Igwe Odumesi. "I think this town has taken enough from him." Mbachu stated. "Certainly we have taken enough. Everyone knows that it is as a result of royalty and honour does a cow lot low its owner for it does not mean that the owner will be able to carry it refuses to go. The death that kills a dog does not give him room to perceive the smell of faeces," said Ichie Obuda angrily.  "There is a saying that it is when one kills a lamb tha
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 12

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 12 Umokeke was the man contracted to renovate Obele’s house in order to keep it in good shape for the upcoming Chidimma Igba-nkwu ceremony. He was adequately mobilized and given two weeks to complete the contract. He had arrived at Obele’s compound and was ready to commence work as it was surprised by Obele's apparent indifference to the project. “I am not yet ready for this now. Everything has to wait until further notice” said Obele. “But Igwe has told me that this work must be completed within two weeks from now. Any further delay will seriously affect completion of this work," stressed Engineer Umuokeke. “This is my house for goodness sake, not Igwe's house. So I have the authority here to say what I want to be done here." “So by this statement of y
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 11

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 11 When Madam Onyii got to Chidimma's house, her parents were not around Chidimma's father had not returned from the farm while Ndudi was said to have gone to the market to pick some foodstuffs. So Chidimma was home alone. She welcomed her teacher and made her understand that her parents would be  home in a short while. She then, appealed to her to sit back and wait for their return. And so she did but not without Chidimma sitting beside her and keeping her busy with chats and chatters. Chidimma's parents did not come back as early as anticipated but Madam Onyii was patient enough to wait till the end Ndudi was the first to return, then followed Obele. Both were happy to have Chidimma's teacher visit them for the very first time. “You are welcome once agai
THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 10

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 10 Igwe Odumesi had visited Obele's house and was chatting with Obele by the time Chidimma returned from Madam Onyii’s house. That had been the third visit of Igwe Odumesi since the commencement of the marriage plan between Chidimma and his son NdUka, Who was his only son. The purpose of that visit was to put Obele's house in good shape and as well grade the access road leading to Obele's house in preparation for hosting the visitor who would come from far and near. Obele still wanted to make something clear and then he asked. "Igwe, si-si-since the planning of this marriage, yu-yu-your son Nduka has not returned home. He has not seen Mma my daughter and Mma has not seen him nai-nai-neither, how then do we think that the two will agree to live tu-tu-tu-togeth

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THE FLOWER GIRL EPISODE 9 Chidimma had taken her First School Leaving Certificate Examination and she managed to come out with a pass grade. Well it is better than a total failure and even more honorable than to be engaged in exam malpractice which she had no inclination to. She had equally grown big at least bigger than to be called a flower girl again. Chidimma's beauty appeared to be adding as she grew. Her skin also appeared to be flesher as she put up with more years. Her hot legs, flat tummy and oval face gave her a slim-fitted figure. She was becoming lavishly beautiful. On the very first year she graduated from primary school, nine suitors came to seek her hands in marriage. And all came with a lot of promises. Among them was Obinna who was the apple of Chidimma's eye: Obele...
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