Photo by Namnso Ukpanah on Unsplash West African folklore is rich with tales of people and animals who used their wisdom to solve problems to great reward and riches. These stories were told to explore the world, pitting good versus evil in attempts to dissuade vices including greed, vanity, and selfishness. In these stories, the modern Nigerian state would undoubtedly take the position of the villain; dumb, slow to action and morally bankrupt.

Leo Imasuen

In pursuit of meaning through writing

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