Continued from Pt. I “The most important is that she lived well, and died fulfilled. And she’s in heaven. She served God to the very end,” Ajadi murmured. “And she died peacefully.” “How did she die?” Ajoke said. Her eyes were clear, but she wailed within. “In her sleep, on her knees. We believe she …

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The village would always be a village to Ajoke, whose memory could recollect every nook and cranny of the deserted street where she’d grown up without second thoughts. Coming back home had never been easy over the years, but now it was almost impossible to move her legs as the jalopy bus dropped her and …

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Akan negotiated the first bend towards the main highway and came to a halt in front of his friend, Ushie’s house at First Avenue. He knew that if he didn’t stop by his friend’s house now, the visit might be delayed another two or more days. What was the harm? He could tidy up this …

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