To Serve Nigeria II: Community Development

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6:30pm. It had been a long day at the office for Seyi Olofintuyi, who was just returning to the apartment which had served as his shelter for the past three months, in this part of the country where dogs occasionally found their way into the diet of the locals and the females reportedly had bedroom prowess as part of their genetic composition.  He hadn’t found himself here on his own volition, it was the Federal Government who had been responsible for bringing him here to compulsorily serve his fatherland for a period of eleven months. He had initially wished he had influenced things at the top, and he had further grimaced when the letter revealing his Place of Primary Assignment had him realise that he wouldn’t be dwelling in the capital city. He had since adapted and blended in well though, and besides the level of power supply (or lack thereof), he was loving life in this small town. Continue reading

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