Episode 3: Who is to blame? -Awe Hilary

The Messenger Blog

One day, Dave embarked on a journey of no return. Dave was an orphan, the first born from a family of ten (10) children. He had four(4) brothers, and five (5) sisters, and they lived in one of the slumps in Lagos state, Nigeria. The death of his parents left him with no choice than to cater for nine (9) siblings. Without a sustainable means of livelihood, Dave resorted to begging as a means to take care of his siblings.

On that fateful day, Dave could not endure to see his family die of starvation, owing to the fact that he could not provide for his siblings for three (3) consecutive days, as those he approached for help complained of not having enough to spare, due to the poor economic situation of the country. He however resulted to self help, by stealing food items from a nearby store, but unfortunately…

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