Ifeanyi dropped Ijeoma at home, and helped her carry Emeka up to her room. On his way out he met her mother, and bowed in greeting. “Good evening, Ma.”
“Good evening, Ifeanyi,” Mrs Njokwu said with a knowing smile. “How was your outing?”
“Fine, Ma. How is Daddy?”
Mrs Njokwu’s grin widened. Daddy eh? “He’s fine, my son. It’s good to see you. You should come around more often.”
Ifeanyi nodded and smiled at Ijeoma. “I will. Thank you, Ma.” He gave Ijeoma a goodbye hug. “Goodnight, Ijay.”
“Goodnight,” Ijeoma said, returning his smile. It had been a nice evening. Unexpected, but lovely. She’d forgotten what it was like to date Ifeanyi.
After he left, her mother squealed, and Ijeoma was embarrassed beyond measure. She was sure Ifeanyi would have heard her squeal, even if he had reached the end of their street by then!
“Mummy! Are you a child???”
“I’m just so happy for you! But you have to admit, it is sweet isn’t it?” Mrs Njokwu asked, beaming at her child.
“Please don’t get too excited, yeah? We’re not talking marriage or anything, just being more friendly… Actually, I’m not even sure what we’re doing, but please…
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