Pastor’s Second Wife – Final Episode

    I got home feeling even more weak and pallid. I hadn’t had anything to eat since morning nor even have time for Shina. Devil definitely must have rented a 3 bedroom apartment in my head to manipulate and torment me…. I felt so depressed and disillusioned… “Sister Mercy,” where have you been? Elder Omojola asked me immediately i got home… He looked tensed. Shina had been crying since morning…. I didn’t know whether to divulge the outcome of my laboratory test to him or keep it.. Keeping it…

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Pastor’s Second Wife – Episode 13 (Semi final)

    I received a call from Deji very early in the morning. He was sobbing over the phone as he kept apologising to me. He asked i met up with him at Isaac John’s street at exactly 10am. First, i was shocked to have received such call from Deji. Why would Deji be begging me? Why would he be forming so repentant? What could possibly be going on? All these questions flashed through my mind in split seconds as he was talking with me over the phone. He had…

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Pastor’s Second Wife – Episode 12

  Elder Omojola obviously had made up his mind to help considering how swift he was to bringing up suggestions on how to get the whole truth . After Wednesday’s midweek service, He had sought the permission of the church leadership to conduct another DNA test to confirm the first test result. To the dismay of the disciplinary Committee members and resident Pastor’ who Deji is working with, Elder Omojola made a U-turn. Saying something entirely different from what they agreed on especially now that they thought they already knew…

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Pastor’s Second Wife – Episode 11

    I was not allowed to return to Deji’s house again. Everyone deserted me as they all saw me as a fornicator, betrayer, liar and schemer. Where will I go from here with a two months old baby? Who will believe my story? Who will I confide in? That night, I rushed to the nearest ATM and made some withdrawals. I got the cheapest hotel around to pass the night and think of the next action plan. While I was in the hotel room, an idea dropped on my…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 10

    He was handed over the big brown envelope. He was slow in getting the result out of the envelope as he began to read the result from the name of the medical centre, date of the test, personnel who conducted the test, the medical jargons in the result, etc. Why must he read all those contents? “, i said to myself. All we needed to hear is if Deji is Shina’s father or not. After taking about fifteen minutes reading the DNA test result in medical terminologies, no…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 9

      When I arrived at the meeting, my legs were heavy like rock. I couldn’t move them again when I saw the people seated and waiting for me. Our G.O, the church executive council members, mummy G.O, Deji, women leader and mummy pastor were all present in the meeting. For a moment, i wished the ground would open to swallow me up. My life had certainly lost its value and nothing seemed to interest anymore. As soon as I entered, I was directed to sit on the only…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 8

  Nb : apologies, there’s a bit of mix up from the previous episode. .. You’d understand as you read down… ThanksĀ    She insisted the marriage rite will not hold. All her troubles and gymnastics did not stop the elders from taking the bride price. There wasn’t any formal ceremony but the marriage was conducted traditionally. I became the second wife of my pastor in an ironic way. After the marriage rite, the elders held a meeting with mummy pastor for about three hours. I was later informed that…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 7

    On Friday, the wake keep was characterised with tears and grief. My mother’s people came with three eighteen seater buses for the burial. Nobody could say anything to me but the look on their faces said it all. Some mourners will come and greet my father and my siblings but will ignore me. The message was clear in the action; you killed your mother. I wept like never before. I was so devastated that my son had to stop breast milk. Throughout the wake keep, I was moody.…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 6

      At first, they didn’t want to tell me the resolutions of the elders of the two families. I noticed they were talking in their dialect secretly but I was hearing part of their discussions. My father sent me a heartbreaking text message. “Thank you for killing my wife”. When I read the text I wept bitterly. My father was right, I killed my mother with my foolishness. All this while, I couldn’t talk to my father because of the tragedy. Eventually, I had to force Deji to…

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Pastor’s second Wife – Episode 5

    At a time I became worried that nobody knew my whereabout. From Lagos to Kabba, a strange land for that matter. What if something bad happens to me? Nobody knows my new phone number except Deji and yet I have destroyed the old one. This is a big risk I am taking for a man who is callous, evil and promiscuous. A man who claimed to be a pastor but live an adulterous life. How am I sure he’s not doing same with other ladies? What would my…

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