“On The Beat”

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A photographer on the beat. A white guy and a tourist doing his thing.

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He tried to take a shot of students of government secondary school, Akim. In their classroom.
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“Be Happy”

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Never, never, never allow the rigour of life take away your hapiness from you. What could it be……?
Imperfection,
Disappointment,
Inadequacy,
Failure,
Pressure,
Love,
Hate,
Success
Obligation,
Fear,
Confidence(over),

All these and many more are what we’ll pass through one time or the other. So, we all need to guide our mind jealously for it not to be lost.

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When ones heart is joyful, it indicates the presence of Divine Being and all the good thing that goes with that mode.

There is a thin line in between. Let your emotion be under your control always. No situation however unpleasant it is last forever. We all owe ourselves the obligation to make our life joyful forever despite any unwanted situation. It is just a passage and it has its purpose. Though we may not even know why? But friends HOLD ON.
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“Gyame:God First”

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Gyame, embroideried below the chest of this summer wear from keem prestige collection. Modeled by my good friend Mr. Franklin Folayan.

Some fifteen years back, I was constantly on the road across West african states. From Lagos to Accra, Ghana to Oaugadougou to Niamey in Niger back to Nigeria.

As an artist and fashion designer, images and numerous symbols and their meaning around West Africa fascinate me.

Most especially, in Ghana. Their number one symbol is GYAME which simply means ‘God first’. It means placing God before any other thing. The symbol appeal to me awesomely.

It’s popularly used among artisan and craftmen and i happen to be one of them, though I am a Nigerian