Eyo Justice Ellis

Rookie (3/8/1992 / Lagos, Nigeria)

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Born in the August month of Babangida's penultimate year as the military president, Eyo Justice Ellis has grown up knowing the little things a child should know and thinking about the many disturbing issues men try to find solutions for. He attended the Ajumoni Secondary School in Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria.
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Be With Me

We started together,
We wrote together.

When we drank from a tap,
And when I was rich,
We had a gap-
I didn't breach.

Now, I'm richer,
I can't afford data.
I wish you mailed me messages,
Long and interesting, not flipping passages.

I wish you understood;
Hardship hasn't changed my mood.
To tag me in that I see;
Friendship's fertile, still on this Iroko tree.

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