. Oyindamola stepped into her father’s ward,
she ran and embraced him immediately she saw
him. she stared at him and sat on the edge of
“How are you Daddy? she asked.
Am fine, he responded.I’m eighty percent okay.
“That’s nice, she said squeezing his hand
gently.”But i want you to be a hundred percent
So i have already made arrangement for
you to be flown to london where you had
receive better medical treatment. she said and
he smiled faintly and chuckled.
“That won’t be necessary.the doctor said i
would be discharged next week.”he stopped and
stared at her.
Oyin told him she was not comfortable with the
medical attention he got there and requested to
speak with the doctor and Mr.otunba quickly
called doctor frank and told him his daughter
wanted to see him.
Doctor frank had just completed his routine
ward round and was about to go home when he
received the call.he smiled to himself as he
turned back and raced to Mr.otunba douglas’s
ward. he walked in and saw a very pretty lady
that looked much like Oyin, talking to
Mr.Otunba as she turned her gaze to his
Oyin turned away from his father and stared at
the young doctor when she noticed her heart
beating faster as she continue to stare at
him. her mouth dropped wide open immediately
she saw him.
she saw so surprised and shocked to see the
figure standing close to her, she wipe her eyes
severely with her hands to know if it’s saw only
a dream but find none as she didn’t know when
the name she had missed and wished to hear
came out of her mouth.
“Frank! she screamed.”Is that you? she asked
and walked close to him.oh no….its a lie I can’t
believe this.”she stared at him until she heard
that sweet voice of his she had longed to hear
for so many years.
“You had better believe it because it’s real. they
both stared at each other for a while and
embraced passionately with frank pulling up her
face to kiss her as he stared at her lip he had longed to kiss for
he pulled his lips towards hers to kiss her when
Mr.otunba coughed mischievously to remind
them of his presence. they quickly disentangled
from each other’s embrace. she turned to her
father and said.
“Daddy, is he the doctor? she smiled while her
father nodded and said.
“Oyin, he saved my life. if not for him, I had
been dead by now.he began…honestly, God
works in mysterious ways.I didn’t know God
sent him to my house because of the important
role he would play in my life.
I sacked him when i noticed you were going out
with him and even hired assassins to kill him.”
Oyin was stunned and shocked as he stared at
her father with mouth agape, she couldn’t
believe her father could go to far just to have
“You did what, daddy? she asked while he
stared at the ceiling unable to look his daughter
in the face.
“The men almost killed me, doctor frank said,
breaking the silence between father and
daughter. “but God saved me.i fled from Lagos
and ran back to my village. i was able to recover
my father’s property which my wicked uncle had
taken so i went back to school to complete my
studies. he finally stopped while oyin continue
to stare at him. Oyin recounted her own story to
him to lighten the tense mood when Mr.otunba
burst into laughter and both Oyin and frank join
. “Well, everything is over now, he said. and i
have learnt the lesson of my life. he said while
everyone bursted into laughter.
“Let’s forget the past and talk about the
present”,Oyin said then turned to frank.
“How about your family, I mean your wife,
children and the home. she said and looked
sober with heavy heart while frank smiled nd
“Which wife, which children and home? I can’t
be talking about these wen I’m still single. he
said and held her hand, looking into her
eyes. I’m still searching for another Oyindamola. i
lost the first one many years ago. I guess you
should be married by now, he said smiling at
Oyin exchange glance with her father and then drawled.
“I almost got married but….she managed to say
but was cut short by Mr.otunba.
My plans for her didn’t work out and am glad it
didn’t, Mr.otunba cut in.”Frank,the ball is now in
Oyindamola is yours. he said and
oyin turn to frank.
“That’s if he wants me, dad. she said and made
a face. he may have other plans.
Doctor frank laughed and turned to Mr.otunba,
“Sir, would you grant us permission to proceed
to the altar? he asked and held Oyin by his
“With all pleasure, my son. Mr.otunba responded
happily as Oyin and frank embraced and kissed
passionately. this time, Mr.otunba did not stop
he watched them with tears in his eyes.