My Father’s Daugther
Chief Osazuwa is dead. Benin is preparing to bury one of its favourite sons. The elders and town mourners are ready for the biggest funeral on the calendar. Tradition demands every child who is alive and well, must come home and do as custom demands. Enoma Osazuwa is far from ready. Truth be told, she is filled with dread whenever the topic of going home is raised. Today, she hasn’t got much of a choice, it’s beyond her control and she is right at the heart of it. Bound by duty and respect, it’s time to pay her dues. Who knows, if chief had survived the last heart attack, this homecoming would have been her chance to make things right. Her chance to erase the shame he felt she brought on the family.
To be continued