Saratu Samande is a lawyer licensed to practice law in Nigeria (West Africa) and the United States. She is passionate about promoting human and disability rights in Nigeria. Saratu is also a dynamic saxophonist who has distinguished herself over the years with her unique sound. She learned to play the saxophone at an early age, and has performed at religious and corporate events in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. Saratu, also known as TaSara in the music industry, released her debut album, In His Time by TaSara, in April 2017. The album was produced by Sir Abdulkass and is available on all digital platforms. In her free time, Saratu enjoys reading, poetry, crochet, and traveling.
TEXT BY SARATU O. SAMANDE, ESQ. STREET PHOTOGRAPHS AND CAPTIONS BY DESMOND OKON
A Nigerian teenager hawking masks in traffic. Mask hawkers have become a common sight in Nigeria. Since the mandatory wearing of the face cover was announced by the government, many Nigerians survive by selling masks.