OAU Fee Hike Novella (Episode 7)
Tunde turned around sharply to see who tapped him so hard,he wasn't too surprised when he saw Sola standing in front of Angola hall,not smiling at all.Don't be annoyed,i forgot our agreement and was already inside the Bus before i remembered that i should have waited for you, Tunde apologized. Okay,make i go see Gbemisola for Moz,we go see later,with this Sola left Tunde and was no longer angry.
You remember Richard,the guy that Tunde gave a hard blow in the face episode two,Richard saw Tunde and felt like he should apologize for his behaviour few days back.He walked up to Tunde who smiled when he saw Richard,and hailed him.Richard was surprised that Tunde was acting so nice,and taking the clue told Tunde how sorry he was for what happened between them.No wahala,we be guys sha and shit happens, Tunde replied Richard.
They both left together for their room,though Tunde was still expecting Similoluwa's call. In Angola k4 the room directly opposite to Tunde's room in the J-block,students were discussing how successful the Aluta for the day was.
Later in the evening guys in the Angola hall gathered to play football,as exams were no more,people just played and joked till nightfall,at night the anglomoz car park was already beehived with people,male and female. Tunde slept very early that night,immediately he came back from the car park where he spent some few minutes with Similoluwa,he slept off very tired after a long day.
The next day,Tunde woke up late,knowing fully well that there is not any protest for the day.The SU leadership told the students that if the protests is sustained for 72hours,the mgt may want to close down the institution and they want to avoid that.Tunde spent the whole day talking.
The management has invited the SU for another negotiation o, Segun shouted immediately he entered the room,late in the evening of the next day.Thank God! Richard exclaimed,but you said you will pay even if its hundred thousand naira,why are you now shouting? Segun asked Richard angrily. Am i shouting with your mouth ni? Or cant i talk in this room again? Enough! Tunde shouted at both of them,una dan tire of OAU abi? Have you forgotten fighting isnt allowed in OAU? Segun couldn't help but laugh,see this oldman o,saying fighting isnt allowed,have you forgotten you punched Richard some days ago? he quipped.Just then they heard a knock on their door.
Watch out for the next episode!
The writer of this story, Oyedeji Olanrewaju is a Part 2 student of the Department of Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University. You can reach Oyedeji through his e-mail: Olanrewajusamuel8@gmail.com