The Wizard of Iyanfoworogi….Part 2

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Wale watch in amusement at the consternation on his friends’ faces when he mentioned they need to see the Wizard of Iyanfoworogi. He was almost doubling up in laughter if not for the fact the discussion was serious and important. Nonetheless, he permitted a wide grin to spread across his face.

What do you mean? Asked Uche..Did you do money rituals asked Jide. They were in absolute disbelief about what their friend just told them. Both would have stood up to call the discussion over if not for the look in Wale’s face that told them he wasn’t kidding and that it was not what they were thinking.

So they asked him to explain himself by what he meant.

“I had the same reaction when he told me.. In fact i got up angrily and was about to storm out when he said to me, “If you were not up to this, why have you been calling me for two weeks?” I sat down, taken aback, then recalled the statement he made about been poor because you are POOR.” “Something is not right here”, I told myself, something is amiss that i need to find. So i sat down, apologized to him over my reaction and asked him to explain to me and tell me what i need to do.

He smiled a toothy smile and told me the story of the Wizard of Iyanfoworogi.

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The Wizard of Iyanfoworogi….

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Jide lazied in dreamland, enjoying the bliss of a man in affluent wealth. He was dreaming about all the things life had offered him, his dream house, dream cars..and been able to take his wife to exotic holidays across the world. He had a customized wall clock that sang beautiful melodies every hour. And has he sauntered round his house, he heard a melody he had not heard before, “Monday Morning!!! Wake up! Wake up! Monday Morning!!! Wake up! Wake up!

He turn round in alarm, and in an instant, he found himself in a vaguely familiar place, a far cry from where he was coming from…and he heard a popular Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey’s song been played just outside his window, “Eni ro wo e loju alaa to n dunu…eni ko te pa mo se nitori ebi…” And he realized he was in his one room apartment in Ajegunle, and it was 6am and would be late for work if he does not bolt out of the house in another 10mins..

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