My neighbour is a hard working, low income person who works as a clerk in a court while driving his car as taxi in the evenings to earn extra income.
His wife is a petty trader who is not doing too badly but loves to put pressure on the man! She always believed she belonged to a “higher” class than their level of living. Always demanding things that are not needed.
Anyway, one day she fell seriously ill and had to be operated upon after already spending two weeks on admission in the hospital.
The poor husband had spent over N300,000 before the need for operation came up. Now he had to cough out another N84,000! He had nothing, he ran from pillar to post. His wife was dying, he was confused!!
After a delay of two days without being able to raise money, he decided to use his car as a collateral to get loan for his wife’s operation. As he was preparing to leave his room, his car keys fell underneath the bed. While trying to search for it, he noticed a bulge at the bottom part of the mattress. On searching it, he discovered N350,000 carefully hidden INSIDE the mattress!!!!
So his wife had money at home all this while that he was running helter skelter! This woman didn’t even pity herself! Haba!!!
Anyway, the man carefully removed the money; paid the outstanding hospital bill (N84,000) without telling his wife the source of the money!!!
Then, he used N32,000 to purchase a new mattress and burnt the old mattress in the room.
He then prepared 4 different pots of soup and stored them in the fridge awaiting his wife’s return home. He pocketed the balance quietly!
A week later the woman was discharged after a successful operation. When she got home, she immediately noticed the new mattress on their bed.
On asking about the old mattress, the man explained to her that there were a lot of insects disturbing the old mattress so he burnt it and bought a new one!
Even his children confirmed that they even helped their father burn the mattress.
It has been over 6 weeks and the woman is still crying whenever you see her! Ask her what is causing her tears, she will say “the place they did the operation is still paining her”.
The husband too has kept quiet since! Or , if it were to be you, what will you do?…. In life couple’s are made to complement each other,that is why the neck is there to assist the head to carry the load. What kind of woman or man are you in your matrimonial home?

3 thoughts on “SMART BUT FOOLISH.

  1. Heaven is Never
    The Reward Later
    Now Is The Only
    Heaven Or


    And Value Now

    Yet Some Remain

    Waiting in a





    Now Purgatory

    What So Many

    Folks Create

    And Value



    Those Foolish

    Enough To Create

    And Value Hell

    Now May




    And Numb

    To Move

    Out Get

    Down And
    Eternally Dance
    And Sing In Naked Joy…

    Away From All the ‘Tools’



    In ‘The Other’

    Places Of CULTuRAL


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