In the first part of this story, Muda got married
amidst pomp, he later was sacked from his workplace and his wife blamed him for
all that happened…
“You told me you were up to it when I said I wanted a
society wedding,” the wife said.
quiet wedding after which we can have an elaborate anniversary next year with
our baby,” Muda said angrily.
wedding,” his wife asked.
not let me express myself. Immediately I went to your parents to inform them of
our decision on the wedding date, she started talking about how she had dreamt
of your wedding and how she would invite so and so. She started making plans
for a big venue, called event planners and arranged for TV stations to cover
the event. I was dumbfounded and tried saying that we wanted something small
but she would not allow me talk.
but I was surprised when you asked that I pay for everything! “
explain to them on why we needed a not-too-elaborate wedding ceremony. We would
not have landed into this financial mess,” his wife said.
of how they would regain their status back.
got her retirement benefits some weeks before our wedding and I’m sure she hasn’t
touched it,” Muda’s wife suggested.
loan. They got the loan and Muda was able to pay the rent. Two weeks after, Mr.
and Mrs. were broke again.
wife advised him.
friend of Muda for many years.
newly-weds to be broke.
and take care of your pregnant wife,” his friend advised.
home and offset some debts, they were broke within two weeks.
due to the way he was sacked from his former place of work. He could not be
described as a businessman because he spent his post-graduate days as a banker—he
never did any other job.
currently,” his wife said. They thought over what he would do and they
concluded that he should delve into fashion business. Since he was a banker, he
would be making shirts and nice suits from Aba.
to Aba in Abia State. His young wife had to move to her parents’ house because
of her condition.
among bankers. Gradually, he started making profits and was able to refund the
loan from his mother-in-law.
comfortable and on one of his trips to Aba, he met a lady called Chika.
anytime he travelled to the east. In no time, they became an item in Aba. His
tailors and other artisans called her his Mrs. He thought he was safe dating
Chika in Aba since his family was in Lagos.