COMPILED STORIES WRITTEN BY DIANA
Slowly climbed to my present status
He began coaxing her but she still kept on crying. About ten minutes later she stopped crying and was able to get a hold of herself. After she had stopped sniffing. She smiled. ”Im sorry its just that Im going to miss you a lot ”.
”And do you remember the first time we met and I had wished you to just disappear from my life. ”. ”I can believe a year later you leave and then I become a crybaby over your departure. Tayo decided to tease her a bit ”See I told you that no one can withstand falling in love with me. ” ”Hey , when did I ? besides I am your sister so how can that even be possible ”.
As soon as he opened his mouth to reply her statement the departure of his flight to London was announced . ”What bad timing ”he muttered under his breath. Victoria smiled she knew the turn their conversation will take had the announcement not been made (They would have started one of their baseless arguments)
She began to drag him to the waiting hall were his parents were. From there they went straight to the plane as Tayo boarded the plane he bid his parents goodbye he then hugged Victoria tightly then he dropped something in a parcel in her sling bag. He looked back at all his loved ones he was leaving behind for the umpteenth time he felt like jinxing this opportunity to further his studies abroad but it was to late he took a calm breath and walked onto the plane and onto a new life trying his best not to look back at the people that he was leaving behind which he had actually succeeded in with so much difficulty especially knowing the two most important women in his life had already broken into tears silently. Knowing this fact broke his heart he located his seat on the plane after keeping his luggage, he decided to go to his favorite playlist ( he had compiled the one his best fiend(Victoria) and the one his girlfriend (Nancy) created for him).He was too busy enjoying the compilation that he did not notice that the seat beside him was already occupied by another passenger. Vanessa found the young man seating beside her to be rude and arrogant due to the fact that she had greeted him several times but he behaved as if she didn even exist. Angrily she began to watch a movie she downloaded , but didn get the chance to watch the movie now that she had this opportunity she decided to use it to the maximum. She had heard from her friends that it was very interesting and could wash a person over with a wave of different emotions. Few minutes into watching her movie she drifted off to sleep. Not long after she fell asleep the plane was preparing for take-off. A voice interval informed the passengers that all computing devices should be switched off. After switching off his computing devices he noticed that the lady beside him didn make an attempt to switch hers off. It was then he realized that she was asleep so he helped her switch off all her computing devices that he could find without invading her privacy. Then another instruction came from the interval which informed all passengers to buckle their seat belts. Tayo buckled his and helped the sleeping lady beside him with hers after buckling her seat belt he noticed she was uncomfortable so he adjusted her seat so that she can sleep more comfortably
BACK TO THE PRESENT :
Remembering the past had brought her so much pain she felt as though her heart was being stabbed. After a while she could finally pull her emotions together. She looked at her reflection in the mirror and discovered that her make-up was ruined. So she decided to wash off the make-up. After washing her face she felt kind of relieved and had calmed down greatly thanks to the fact that cold water had a soothing effect to the human body which helped to relieve her tensed up muscles. Secondly the make-up was very heavy for her since she barely wore make-up and when she did (mainly on important occasions) it was always very little (but today was an exception).She looked at herself one more time before she exited the restroom. As soon as she came out of the cubicle as expected she saw Naomi who informed her that some business executives were looking for her.When she arrived at the hall the master of ceremony announced that it was time for the interview. She came on stage prepared for any question that will be thrown her way. She stood at the podium were microphones were fixed. While cameras were placed at different strategic places to capture the interview perfectly. As soon as the journalists were given the go ahead to ask her questions. One of the journalists asked ”Why didn you reveal yourself as the CEO and rather you used your assistant as your representative ? ”.
”I hate attention so I decided to prevent it as much as possible and used suspense as a way to heighten the curiosity of customers and to increase customers ” ”Miss Victoria women are rarely CEOS, so what pushed you to become one ” One of the journalists asked. ”When I was still in the primary school I had shown interest in becoming a leader any time I did the boys will usually mimic me, ridicule me and say that girls can be leaders due to their weakness and that leadership were made for boys and men only. Their words and when people say that I have the qualities of a good leader had strengthened my resolve to be a leader. ”
Victorias ability to answer coherently and unnervingly even though this seemed to be her first time in front of so many different camera and mass medias. ”Miss Victoria due to your discretion of yourself some people don know somethings about you like your age, marital status,address,friends and ither information about celebrities that are usually known ” One male correspondent asked. Victoria felt it was wrong to ask such a personal question in such an official event. She answered the question nevertheless she answered the question ”I am 27 years and presently single snd information on my personal life is private ” The hall was enveloped in murmurs . One of the guests who looked old enough to be her father said ”How could she have achieved all this at such a young age ” Another said ”My daughter is older but she is not married or with even a small businesses to boast of ” he said ashamed and regretful.
After a while the hall was quiet again. ”Miss Victoria at such a young age you have achieved so much, how is it possible ” One of the female journalist asked trying to obtain a scandal in an obscurious way. She knew journalists loved scandals as it helped to promote the media houses in which they worked due to the way humans loved to gossip. The answer was a sensitive one to Victoria hesitated. Due to her hesitation people began to judge her thinking she must have done bad things to get to her present position since her parents were clearly not influencing. Victoria laughed at the irony of life few minutes ago they said they were marveled at her accomplishments and now they are criticizing her without even hearing her out. She knew she was about to open a deep wound so she was still hesitant about her answer. The fact that she could see the smirk on the face of the journalist who had asked her that question annoyed her but she was still rational surprising some people who then said ”the reason she is calm is because this is all true. ” Then she decided to listen to the voice in her head that was advising her saying ”the best way to avoid a scandal is to prevent it ”. With a wave of her hand a throne like seat made of pure gold and red velvet was brought onto the stage and she began her answer.