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The adventurer

Dedicated to all those struggling, my able parent and all those behind my struggles.

Before I set sail.
I heard of ships floating, capsizing and going aground at sea.
Careless sailors going overboard and devour by sharks.
Skillful ones sailing successfully and anchoring their ships smoothly.
The pirates, buccaneers and vikings hijacking ships and looting fickle minded sailors aboard.

I knew the journey is tough.
I knew the sea is made of all sort of wild beast and dangerous men ready to devour, loot and high jack ships.
As an adventurer I put my fears behind.

Skillfully my ship was made and put offshore.
With requisite knowledge, I set sail.
Anchoring smoothly is my pride.
Where I meet challenges I never retreat but set a price.
Yes, hard work is my price and the pay my reward.

In this journey it is you,your family and yourself.
You must Condition your mind positively to sail smoothly through the tide and rough sea.
Having in mind it takes the grace of God for all on board a vessel to reach their destination.

I have been aboard this ship for years, sailing through the rough sea and stormy weather.
So happy, I can sight the shore from here, hoping to anchor my ship any moment.
Sooner or later we all shall dine and wine.
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Submitted on May 02, 2015

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Odey-Agba Itite Emmanuel.

Born 18th October 1987. Indigene of Bekwarra in Cross River State . A holder of Diploma in Law from University of Abuja, Diploma in Crime Management from Nasarawa State University Keffi, Bachelors of Laws from Nasarawa State University Keffi and Barrister at Law from the Nigerian Law school Bwari-Abuja. A fine gentleman, humble and generous. Currently, Head Of Chambers Dr Y.Isa & Co. more…

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