Despite the rainfall, the Dare Experience Group of Tourists, led by Ayomide dared the rainfall as we continued our tours under the rain. I was excited to meet tourists and adventurers like this. You do not meet such tourists often.
I am on a trip to Whydah, an historical place in West Africa. How are you and New York City today? I got the last message you sent to me. I did not shiver and maybe you do not know how graceful and important you are.
Our planet is a wonderful place but the evil in the heart of humankind kept destroying this beautiful place. Maybe we don't know that this evil is also destroying us as a race of people.
Lekki is very important in the old and new Lagos. Lekki Peninsular is from
around Mobil Lagos Victoria Island to the Niger Delta. Lekki is an historical and ancient town. It is very close to Epe,
Ikorodu, Victoria Island and Lagos Island.
Oba Akitoye was a king who believed in legitimate commerce and he
desired a good relationship between his people and the British, but his nephew
was a defiant slave trader who believed that Oba Akitoye usurped his position
as a king. Before Akitoye became king, Kosoko was in exile in Whydah (Ouidah) and
Whydah was another important slave trading port that time.
Slave trade is a universal phenomenon. It is not synonymous to a people but the
Trans Atlantic Slave trade changed how slavery was viewed. It becomes based on
skin color. This was readily accepted because
it already existed. The slavers of the Trans Saharan slave trade degraded
African Slaves based on their skin color. This slave