If you don’t know what a typical African mother is like, think Iya Tiwa from Skinny Girl in Transit. African mothers are popularly known for over-reacting to even the minutest situations. Just let your African mother find your “#dead” comment on social media, and you’ll get a phone call right away, with her yelling at the top of her voice, “you will not die in Jesus’ name!” Push it too far by posting a picture of you in a strapless dress, and it’s wrap; your African mother will call you, threatening to have a heart attack, saying “o fe pa mi ni?”
Don’t be fooled though, African mothers are our biggest supporters, and that’s why we love them like kilode?Let’s not get started on their banging meals; even iya basira cannot compete with my mom’s catfish stew.
The wedding finally happened! I never hesperredit. And just like that SGIT Season 5 is over. I am so proud of NdaniTV for creating this show. Seems like it started out to be just for entertainment with the first few seasons, but then they seamlessly tied in relationship and life lessons while keeping us entertained this season. In my recap of Episode 1, I mentioned that I may skip writing on some episodes if it was full of Iya Tiwa shouting upandan. I was being serious, but NdaniTV came prepared this season. Let’s talk about how each of the characters have grown from Season 1.
I battled with this episode’s recap. Honestly eh, I’m getting bored. The purpose of today’s episode was what? Watch a frustrated wedding planner with terrible acting? Or watch Mide in the exact state he was last week – no progress? This wedding has refused to happen. In fact, praying for the wedding has passed “Pastor” Woli’s powers, so tey he has gone to gather his church members to join in. I know, I know, the episode actually wasn’t so bad. There were some really sweet moments, and perhaps that’s why the comments on YouTube were calling this the best episode yet. Let’s dive in.
False alarm guys. There’s no indication that today’s episode was the finale. The previous seasons have been 10 episodes, but I guess NdaniTV is giving us a treat this time? On to today’s episode. There was just a theme of sadness that even “Pastor” Woli’s comedic act couldn’t get me to laugh. With Mide’s dad passing, and Shalewa and Mohammed’s breakup, it was an overall moody situation.
Ejo, I just want to know when this wedding will happen, as they are just about to plan the bridal shower and there’s only one more episode before the end of the season. Me thinks they are draaaaggging the whole thing on purpose. Kilode?It took Mide all of nine solid episodes to confront his sister? And Iya Tiwa, with all of her wedding planning since episode 1, is just about to book a photographer?
Can we now say it is confirmed that Tiwa is pregnant? While it was good that Shalewa and Didi were ecstatic about the news, because of course every new baby deserves to be celebrated, I think they may have been a bit too shallow. Shalewa was busy talking about being the godmother while Didi was talking about Mide scoring a goal. Goal ko, goalkeeper ni.
Shalewa, Shalewa. How many times did I call your name? When something happens in a relationship, you don’t just run off without talking about it. Even if you end up leaving, still talk about everything and listen to the other party. Talk about what happened, how it made you feel, and what decisions you would like to make going forward. Otherwise, you make assumptions and leave the other party guessing, and both of these lead to what? A disaster.
Honestly this episode should have been called “Poor Tiwa and Shalewa.” The script writers are messing with our emotions. This wasn’t our plan for this season. Tiwa and Mide were just supposed to jejely get married and live happily ever after, while Shalewa and Mohammed get engaged, and then we plan their wedding next season, period! But I guess the show reflects this thing called “life”; sometimes it throws things at you that you just wish undone so badly. On to the gist…
It’s a brief one today, because even though this episode was a good 51 minutes long, half of it was spent on Tiwa and Mide’s engagement ceremony, which by the way was fun to watch because that alaga was singing in some heavenly tones. On to the gist…