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At the ripe old age of 12, Michael Ajose knows what he has to do – find a wife. He sets about doing this with all the vigour of a ‘man’ his age, awakening to a second dream – to become a sailor and someday Captain of his own ship. His search for a companion might have taken a few more years and tears than he imagined; but meeting Lami George at the end of it makes it worthwhile. Michael pursues Lami with a fervency which terrifies and entices her, sweeping her into this all-consuming affair, buffeted on many sides by the winds of fate. A story that begins in the pre-military era of Nigerian history, spanning governments and continents, The Voyage of Saints chronicles a young couple’s quest to find happiness and release from the harrowing circumstances that beset them. As they stand together against all the forces determined to keep them apart, their love is tested by elements unimaginable.

About Author

Marvin Abe is an experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the maritime and Oil & Gas industries, which has earned him wide industry acclaim and recognition in the areas he has served. A seasoned Mariner, he bagged an MBA in shipping and Logistics from Middlesex University, London, UK and a Post Graduate Diploma in Maritime Operations and Management from City University, London, UK.

Marvin’s over three decades of maritime experience cuts across major shipping companies and multinational Oil & Gas companies including the provision of consultancy services to Chevron Shipping, Houston, USA, Tesoro Maritime, San Antonio, USA, Petrobras, Brazil, and Shell Trading and Shipping Co, UK.

He became captain on Nigeria LNG owned vessels in 2004. He was Head, Shipping Quality Assurance at Nigeria LNG Limited in July 2010 and rose to the position of Manager, Shipping Assurance and Compliance in 2012. He was appointed a Deputy Director in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in 2013, and is currently the Managing Director of Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited – a subsidiary of FMN plc.

The Voyage of Saints is his first book.

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Author: Marvin Abe