Ugomma the Notorious Mistress: A True Short Story

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Author House, Jun 9, 2011 - Drama - 48 pages

This is the true story of Ugomma an African notorious beauty queen. She was married twice both her husbands being polygamous. Her fi rst marriage to Chief Ibeneme lasted barely a year. After committing abormination with her brother in-law Oga Mike. Soon after, both were dragged to the outskirt of Ndiowu town, where they got stripped of their clothes before been subjected to prolonged beating and mandatory twenty four lashes of a cane on their bare butts.

She was barred from returning to her husbands home in Ndiown indefi nitely, and was eventually handed over to her parents with nothing and without sympathy.

In addition, she was ordered to reimburse her husband Chief Ibeneme for the expenditure she had incurred. Her accomplice, Oga Mike, was banned from returning for forty-eight hours.

A few years later after her divorce, she met Chief Obi, whom she married, but after few months she found herself in a vulnerable position, tragically caught up in a ritual murder orchestrated by her so-called husband, to whom she devoted her life with love and trust.

 

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Three
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Four
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Epilogue
35
Glossary of Nigerian Terms
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About the author (2011)

Joseph C. Amadi was born in West Africa. He was educated at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, OU University and University of Greenwich. He lives in London and has two children. He says, "I chose to write just for the joy of writing." I have finally published my first book and now, I have taken a great step towards financial stability.

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