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Tenants of the House

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Honourable Samuel Bakura's attempt to correct what he thought was wrong with the intricate and demanding job of lawmaking at the Federal House of Representatives threw him headlong into a series of confounding conflicts.

TENANTS OF THE HOUSE is a skillful fictional delineation of the ugly colours of Nigerian politics with its seeming intrigues, base motives, 'win-at-all-cos
Paperback, 306 pages
Published 2009 by Nelson Publishers
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Feb 24, 2010 Carmen rated it liked it
Recent Nigerian history has read like the melodramatic imaginings of Nollywood, so it is no surprise that the new novel describing surreal machinations in the Nigerian House of Assembly, Tenants of the House by Wale Okediran, who served as a member of the Federal House of Representatives between 2003-2007, is both melodramatic and with more than a ring of truth. The novel describes a dizzying swirl of rapidly changing political loyalties, wildly extravagant sums of money casually changing hands ...more
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Full of political satire, innuendo, intrigue and devious characters, the author, Wale Okediran, uses his inside knowledge and experience as one-term congressman in Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives, to skillfully tell an interesting fictional story. The book exposes the political class and the back stabbing and selfish interest in the lawmaking chamber and the country.
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Recommends it for: STUDENTS OF ENGLISH
Recommended to Oke by: MY LECTURER
Tenants of the house is an interesting book that depicts the political situation in Nigeria.Its an interesting read.I recommend it for all students of English Language.
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