Title: Rekiya's Tale
Author: Tunde Leye
Category: Raw: Unpublished Works
Language: English
Price: ₦ 200
No. of Words: 2105
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  • Fiction

It doesn’t actually take as much as most people think it takes to fall in love. I was twenty seven and not so fresh out of school. I graduated at twenty from a Babcock University and was through with NYSC by twenty one. And as if I was walking on some gilded star, I landed a lucrative job as the assistant to the senior assistant to the directors of a major oil and gas firm (yes, assistants have their own assistants ;) ). Over time, I have grown in the business, and three years ago, one of the directors decided to venture out on his own when the firm refused to take a risk and pursue a certain deal. As a sharp Lagos girl, I had rightly guessed that the deal was gold and so I moved with him when he set up. It wasn’t easy in that first year, moving from the comfort and certainty of my first office but now, we are a thriving oil and gas firm, and I am the senior assistant to him, the sole owner. I am more or less the next most powerful person in the company after him. And I am just twenty seven with my own house in Lekki Phase 1, a state of the art SUV and an official salon car with my own driver. And yes, I now have my own assistants. I was a bigz girlz, and I enjoyed life to the fullest, like Wizkid sang London today, Lagos tomorrow, Reks baybay lokeloke, omo jaiye jaiye *pauses to play the song and do an Azonto to it :D *. Back to the story...see what happened next!
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  • ndeye Write a Review

    Reply Sep 29, 2017 1:36:03 AM
  • bisolarr Amazing and riveting. I finished it in just a few hours. Well done TUNDE.

    Reply Sep 25, 2017 3:20:12 PM
  • Pengician Beautiful piece of creativity.

    Reply Sep 17, 2017 7:56:39 PM
  • en1_ola eniola It got me hooked till the end,, totally worth it

    Reply Sep 13, 2017 11:13:45 PM
  • omotinuola Olajumoke very captivating, couldn't stop reading till the last page. Thumbs up Tunde Leye I miss your blog\n

    Reply Sep 12, 2017 8:04:09 PM