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TY-BELLO SHARES PICTURES OF HER TRIP TO BORNO AND THE AMAZING STORY OF SOLDIER X

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TY-BELLO SHARES PICTURES OF HER TRIP TO BORNO AND THE AMAZING STORY OF SOLDIER X


TY-BELLO SHARES PICTURES OF HER TRIP TO BORNO AND THE AMAZING STORY OF SOLDIER X

Toyin Sokefun-Bello also known as TY-Bello is many things from singer, songwriter, journalist, photographer to philanthropist. If you never knew her after her popular song Greenland in 2008 then you must know her for her role in turning Olajumoke Orisaguna (bread seller turn model) into a global star. TY-Bello went to Borno State on a 6-day trip to spend time with soldiers and civilians in the IDP camps. She returned with turning Stories and Pictures. She have been sharing some of her experiences and true life stories with the world.

Here is a story she used as a caption for one of her pictures:

Soldier X:While I made portraits of our wounded soldiers at the military hospital in Maiduguri, one of the soldiers made a statement that I haven’t been able to shake off, “ one way you know a soldier has been hit is that they suddenly start shouting out names of family members.”This statement kept playing over and again in my mind, especially when I got the most colourful welcome from my family, barely a week away on this journey.Many soldiers, play this long overdue welcome party in their heads daily, and the sad thing is that for some, it may never happen.

I had long conversations with soldiers about how they got wounded in battle.They told me how grateful they were to be alive, some of their colleagues weren’t as lucky.

I also got to speak with medical personnel, on the uniqueness of their work in a war against terror.

I’ll share all their stories here and start by introducing Soldier X, who I never met, but made a photograph of his Xray .An anti aircraft bullet, big and strong enough to tear through the titanium body of an airplane, was lodged in his throat, and for some reason, it didn’t blow his head off, this soldier lived through his surgery and got to take the removed bullet home as a reminder. This is a wicked wicked war!Why would anyone chose weapons made to attack war planes and use it on a fellow human … At close range ..Even in war there should be rules .

Lieutenant Ologodo told me something really important, that if you don’t believe in God, working here will make a convert out of you, the frequency of witnessing the darkest of evil deeds, along side what can only be miraculous, will open your heart somehow.This is such a brutally wicked war !#tybellophotography #portrait #unknown soldier #Nigerianarmy #bokoharam #woundedsoldier #borno #war #waronterror

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Xray of Soldier X

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Nice shots!

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Are you referring to the bullet in the guys neck or her ability to take good photograph

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Ah think he means the both of them. Lol…

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hahahahah…abi

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