Camp — as described in this story, it is a series of small one- or two-room brick houses used by different families

Elay — to hug

Wuna — collective pronoun for “you”

Gwongworo — truck

Malayan knife — sickle attached on a long bamboo pole used to harvest bunches of palm fruits from the stalks of tall palm trees

Oga — boss

Okro soup — sauce made with okra

Suya — beef Shish kebab

Lobe is pronounced “Law beh”

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A Day with Papa by Vivian Sihshu Yenika is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.