I remember when a former schoolmate posted on Facebook about how he had gotten a chance to photograph an ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo.
As my eyes fed on his post, I thought to myself, ‘This is mind-blowing’. If only I had known that I would soon get my very own meeting with one of our ‘heroes past’.
Just today, at a book launch with my colleagues and editor from Kachifo Limited, I saw him walk in.
White beard. Northern Cap. Soft eyes. This man had seen and ruled the Nigeria of yesterday. He had seen the coups and wars. He had seen the military regime we sometime wish we could return to.
As my phone camera flashed with each snapshot I took of him, later to be uploaded to our company’s social media platforms, I smiled.
Who would have thought this would have been experienced by a ‘mere’ writer like me?
A mere writer who had chosen a less noisy publishing house above the hustle and bustle of the digital agency industry.
CHEERS TO EVERY ‘MERE WRITER’!