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Abraham Adesanya 1922-2008

Some years ago,I was at the launch of Freedom Jail,a book written by Ayo Opadokun, a former NADECO chieftain. One of the special guests was the late Pa Abraham Adesanya (1922-2008), a lawyer,politician and activist who contributed to the achievement of Nigeria's return to democracy. I will never forget the story Pa Adesanya told everyone at the event. He told us the story of a man who left Kano or Kaduna and was heading to Lagos. After travelling several miles, he got to Ilor in, he asked "Are we not in Lagos yet?", they told him...we will soon get there, when he got to