The Village Tradesman


The story of Mallam Nuhu the village tradesman, is the story of industry and perseverance, the hope and despair of ambition and the hypocrisy of a man’s life in society.

Inspiring anecdotes and engaging allegories give breath and rhythm to this unusual story. The author by a lively language full of poetic undertones creates a sense of urgent drama and a fascinating atmosphere that is as involving as it is gripping.

Born 24th Sept. 1965, Kyuka Lilymjok hails from Bafai-Kanai. He is a professor of law and lectures at the Faculty of Law Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Other published novels of the author include: Ebelebe, The Lone Piper and the Birds’ Case, The old Woman and the Birds, and Bivan’s House.