| Yen! Yen!!Yen!!!
when she arrived.
Where she was
she couldn’t tell.
was nothing that she has seen before or envisaged.
So much confusion.
People picking up this and handing out that.
Then they bathed her.
Then everybody was happy.
Happy for what?
Happy that she had joined them.
And ever since
she has being a source of
joy to all,
a source of pride to all,
a source of inspiration to many.
She had continued
on her journey,
taking every step
and with passion.
For her, the sky is the beginning.
And whatever is worth doing at all
is worth doing well.
And whatever is worth considering
is worth dying for.
The greatest of height is yours to achieve.
Time is yours.
History is yours to make.
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Adebayo is the president of Action Against Ignorance & Illiteracy (AAII) a Lagos-based NGO devoted to developing ideas on how to promote democracy, good governance and popular participation in public affairs in Nigeria. He was the vice speaker of the Student World Assembly 2007-2008 and spearheaded the organisation's campaign on ending human trafficking world wide especially in the West African sub-region, he in 2007 wrote an essay that was one of the finalist essay for the World Youth Movement for Democracy (WYMD) world essay competition on democracy, he in his essay detailed his experiences as an election observer on what transpired during the 15th April, 2007 general elections in Nigeria. He is the immediate past PRO of the Human Rights Information Network (HURINET) Nigeria 2007-2009 a network of about 100 right based organisations, since 2003 he has been a parliamentarian on PATITO’S GANG, a current affairs television program in Nigeria shown by six television stations hosted by Professor Pat Utomi. Adebayo was the PRO of the National conscience Party (NCP) Mainland, Local Government, Lagos state, Nigeria from 2003-2005 the party under which platform he had earlier in 2003 contested for the position of councilor, an experience which he describes as a participatory research work on the inner workings of political parties and the peculiar nature of Nigerian politics. He was the chairman of the Corpers’ Welfare Association in Geidam, Yobe state while on National youth service in 2002 and was the social- director of the Student Union Government at Kwara State Polytechnic 1999-2001, Ilorin, he is a facilitator and resource person to a number of NGOs
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