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Watch Anietie Brendan’s Brief Animated History Of ‘Ajala The Traveller’

A while ago, Twitter user, @Amal_Vasi, created a thread about the legendary story of the popular, Ajala the traveller. With her permission, Anietie Brendan, a brilliant animator, illustrator and digital artist, turned that thread into a stunning video.

According to history,

Ajala the traveler was a Nigerian called Moshood Adisi Olabisi Ajala. He was a renowned globe-trotter, socialite and free lance journalist, who was described in many Nigerian songs as Africa’s greatest traveler. He was born in Ghana, then moved to Nigeria to school and went to the US at age 18 where he started his travels in the 50s. He supposedly went to 87 countries in six years and mostly on his bicycle.

Watch the video below.

 

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