THE inspiration for today’s discourse is the title of a book, One Week, One Trouble. The author of the book is a world-renowned Professor of Dermatology, Anezi Okoro. Professor Okoro’s academic career in Medicine took him to world-class universities, from our own University College Hospital, UCH, to University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, in the US, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, also in the US and King Faisal University, Damman, Saudi Arabia to mention a few.
But this professor and specialist in skin diseases is not known outside the academia the way his book, One Week, One Trouble, first published in 1972, earned him recognition.
To refresh memories, and for those who might not have read the book, it is the story of a young boy, Wilson Ikechukwu Tagbo’s escapades in his secondary school. One which always got me laughing whenever I remembered was how Tagbo, sniffing around the Chemistry laboratory in his school, inhaled nitrous…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper