Hannah – Episode 10

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “… Tomiwa !” Hannah shouted him back from his state of reverie to the present, he was complrtely lost in his fear and totally oblivious of his surroundings. “What are you thinking about now?” Hannah asked gently as she perched on one side of the bed. Tomiwa…

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Hannah – Episode 6

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi Two days later, as was his usual practice, Tomiwa dropped his children in school and his wife at the market before heading to the park for the day’s business. It was a beautiful Tuesday morning, the weather was just right and everybody at the park went about…

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Hannah – Episode 4

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Tomiwa, o ma maa gbe battery kini yii wole lalale ni o.” (Tomiwa, you will need to carry the tricycle’s battery in every night.) Hannah advised. “Ehn, o ye mi.” (yes, I understand.) “Daddy, daddy, will you carry us to school with this keke?” Korede asked beaming.…

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Hannah – Episode 2

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi The silence was deafening, Hannah wished the ground would open up and swallow her but she took it back immediately, it was a stupid wish, it just meant more suffering for her children. “Maami, you have not said anything.” She said to break the silence. “What do…

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Hannah – Episode 1

© Oyindamola Oloruntobi “Korede!” She yelled. The four-year toddler scrambled to his feet and ushed in the direction of the voice as he cleaned his mud stained hands on his shorts. “Ma.” He screamed as he got near the out-house that served as toilet to the ten-room bungalow built with…

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