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Femi Jacobs

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Femi Jacobs is widely known these days as a decorated Nigerian leading actor. His lead role in the 2013 breakthrough romantic comedy film – The Meeting cemented his place amongst Nollywood’s better-known leading faces. It also earned him his first pan-African accolade as Best Actor in Comedy in the 2015 edition of the prestigious African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

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The Diary Of A Boy Soldier

The Creed of Brotherhood in the Nigerian Military School, Zaria, is straightforward; one for all and all for one. However, when Ayorinde fans the desire to attend the school, he has no inkling of what awaits him within the hallowed walls of the first military secondary school in West Africa. At the onset of his training at the school, aside from adjusting to his new environment, Ayorinde finds that there are irascible senior students to contend with, especially Seniors Bawasa and Jackie Chan who are bent on making their juniors flee from the school.

book-author

Alexander Emmanuel Ochogu

SKU: 4111 Category:

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The Creed of Brotherhood in the Nigerian Military School, Zaria, is straightforward; one for all and all for one. However, when Ayorinde fans the desire to attend the school, he has no inkling of what awaits him within the hallowed walls of the first military secondary school in West Africa. At the onset of his training at the school, aside from adjusting to his new environment, Ayorinde finds that there are irascible senior students to contend with, especially Seniors Bawasa and Jackie Chan who are bent on making their juniors flee from the school.

His time at the school would then be one of adventures and escapades; from getting lost and finding himself on a university campus while dodging Seniors Bawasa and Jackie Chan to ending up at Bauchi State and seeking refuge in a deity’s shrine while on training in Jos.

As Ayorinde plunges through the ranks, he realizes a shift in his challenges as he now has to battle with meeting his mother’s expectations, maneuvering against the damning wishes of his critics, and not losing himself. It is until the tail end of his training in the Nigerian Military School that he would look back at his life and take stock, using his diary entries.

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book-author

Alexander Emmanuel Ochogu

Format

Hardcover, Paperback

Language

English

Pages

264

Publisher

Ballantine Books

Year Published

2007

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