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Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2c

The Many Temptations On my final day in camp, as I prepared to leave the tiring confines of the camp environment, I updated my BBM status to read “ Mo lo mo bo mi o b’omo je”, meaning “ I went and came back without spoiling my good boy (Yoruba folks should perhaps pardon my … Continue reading Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2c

Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2b

Friendships and Relationships A popular Yoruba adage I know says that “Ogun omode ole sere fun ogun odun”, meaning “40 children cannot play together for 40 years.” This quote comes to mind readily when I remember all the great people I met going through NYSC. Yes, I met the great, good, bad and ugly and … Continue reading Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2b

Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2a

“It feels good to finally conclude this piece. It’s been over 6 months since I posted the first and everyday it looked more difficult getting the final part to completion, as so many things jostled for attention. Between the first piece and now, I have been humbled by the many positive responses I got. I … Continue reading Tests, Temptations and Triumphs; my 11 month NYSC Journey – Part 2a