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JOS, NIGERIA – Twenty years ago, Daniel Shehu Danlami Salihu didn’t know what he was going to do.
Freshly out of high school, he was eager to begin studying to become a doctor, but an instructors’ strike had closed the universities. It was already October, and the driven young man wanted to do something productive with his time.
The purpose of my trip to Nigeria in November was to cover the 20th anniversary of a computer school founded there by Dr. Anthony Petrillo, an SIM missionary, in partnership with ECWA, a Nigerian Christian denomination. This article tells the history of that partnership and will be the first-posted of several articles written for Dr. Petrillo’s ministry, TEN3.
It was a short trip and a sudden trip. Preparations for the missions festival at church and the trip to Nigeria tied me up heavily for the few weeks leading in, and then I was out of the country for 11 days. Now that I’ve been back for a bit, I’m still looking through notes and photos and planning stories.
Here’s a quick summary of things: Continue reading