Yemisi Aribisala

Boy in a Gèlè


The mythology goes – my father’s unruliness earned him a place at the Ransome Kuti School: Straight into that institution, don’t pass go, don’t collect N200, he went. Abeokuta Grammar School was known for the severe corporal punishments and beatings administered to pupils. Fela Anikulapo Kuti, world-renowned Afrobeat pioneer, once wistfully reminisced on the memorable […]