A MEMOIR OF A LITIGATION LAWYER
Adebola Tolulope Adeoti’s memoir, “A Scar for her Service” Presents a honest, concise but in-depth narratives of the writer’s experiences and manoeuvres of the National Youth service corps programme for Nigerian Graduates.
This book offers very captivating reading and it is no doubt a fast paced engaging piece that transports the reader into the writers world of experiences in her quest to render a patriotic service to her country.
The writer genuinely expresses and lays bare her vulnerabilities and challenges as a young woman and a lawyer navigating an important phase in her life while pushed out of her comfort zone and into very unfamiliar territory in central Nigeria.
She successfully attempts an introspective and retrospective approach to her narratives as she draws the reader into her thoughts, her observations and reactions to the events that shaped her experiences as a national service personnel and a young lawyer, and also as a citizen social justice advocate challenging the issues plaguing her country Nigeria.
The writer highlights in her memoir her perspectives on the eradication of sexual violence and toxic masculinity traits, fundamental Human Rights, the Negative impact of drug abuse and career choices and skill acquisition which portrays her passions in those areas.
No doubt a good piece of literary work.
Adebola Tolulope Adeoti was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2017. She is a seasoned lawyer with over 4 years experience in General litigation.
She is currently undertaking a Masters programme at Ulster University in Belfast Northern Ireland, Under the auspices of the United Kingdom’s government international Scholarship Awards programme – The Chevening Scholarship.
She is founder and Director of ‘Lady’s Connect Initiative‘, a non governmental organisation focused on the protection of women’s rights in rural communities.
Tolulope has penned several articles in newspapers and international journals.
Currently resides and studying in Belfast Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.