There is nothing in life as beautiful as being in love and being love right back…
I met Idahosa whose other name is Idemudia,who I call ID for short in my second year in the University of Benin…he was in His second year too,though different departments…he was in accounting, while I,was studying International Studies and Diplomacy (ISD),,,one thing led to another we started dating…

Dad,tribe doesn’t matter,I love ID and he loves me too, I said…

Although he wasn’t from a rich home like me,I love him still,because he was amazing, and I could tell he loved me so very much,, we were head over heels in love,,,, our relationship could be described as perfect,,we had won best couple of the year ,twice in school,,, every one knew ID and Ade….

By the way I am ADEBOLA ADEWALE,,,some of my crazy friends call me Ade2.
I am an only daughter,,, two elder brother based in London and my humble self,,,,my parent resides in Abuja,,,I came to Benin to school,fortunately I found love as well…

Life in school for ID was difficult,,, it was difficult for his parent,he’s the first of 4 children, his father drives a tricycle (keke),while his mother sells vegetables in the market,,, I supported him all through, I was really in love with ID, he’s everything I ever wished and prayed for, we had good plans for the future,,, we planned to get married after service…

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His family members loved me so much,, and I loved them too,,, we were done with school, and service,
ID proposed and I happily said YES..

We traveled to Abuja to inform my parent,,,, Daddy, mummy,,,meet my Fiance ID.
Fiance my dad was surprised, yes dad,what is your name,young man, he asked him.

I am Idahosa Osawaru Sir, ID answers,,,Idahosa Osawaru,Omobenin?,daddy asked,,,, yes sir he replied..
So Adebola,you didn’t see any Yoruba boy in Abuja, in Benin where your schooled or even in Lagos where you served,you went and brought a Benin boy as your fiance,or what ever you called it,,,,

Dad,tribe doesn’t matter,I love ID and he loves me too, I said…

Well you keep quiet,, what do you know about love,,, you are our only daughter, we want you to marry from amongst us and that’s final.Father went inside.
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ID left ,feeling embarrassed,,,, I didn’t know what to do,I just stood and wept…
Wondering how my father could have done that…
I love ID, he’s a good man,we have the same vision and dream,,,I have known him for years,,,,
How could daddy just say no bluntly, all because of tribe…
I mean this is the 21st century, who thinks of tribe these days,,,father is just been difficult…
I tried to put a call through to ID,but his phone number wasn’t connecting……

TBC