BOLATITO by Seyi Amao

Novel by Seyi Amao
What happens when a woman struggling with self-defeat meets a 12-year-old girl with an auto-immune disease? An unexpected friendship blooms from shared pain and the rediscovery of what love really means—one that breaks every traditional stereotype and difference in age, culture, tribe, and religion.
Bolatito, Seyi Amao’s debut novel, is a creative fusion of two biblical stories (the woman with the issue of blood and Jairus’ Daughter) set in modern-day Nigeria. An inspirational, suspense-packed tale that takes you on a journey from the corridors of a paediatrics ward in Lagos, Nigeria to the frontline of battle in the Sambisa forest, Borno State. A story about love, betrayal, and redemption.
What’s Happening
The official book launch is on January 17, 2021, but it is available for pre-order at a discount.
Author, Seyi Amao is a true cosmopolitan with over a decade of professional experience in Brand Development, Communication and Strategy implementation across three continents. She is currently a brand manager at a renowned bank as well as an entrepreneur and activist for women’s reproductive health. 

Through her initiative @pcosconquerors, she is pushing for a more collaborative effort towards raising awareness for women dealing with polycystic ovarian syndrome and has provided a supportive community to encourage women on their journey to better health. 

She is also the creative brain behind @sissyremicouture, a heritage luxury brand specializing in handwoven timeless pieces that infuse both culture and elegance. Her creations have featured on CNN Arabic, Pride Magazine UK, Black Bride, BellaNaija Weddings and other notable platforms. 

Apart from her work in healthcare and fashion, Seyi through her platform @summers_voice provides voiceover services for leading brands and beginners’ training for upcoming voiceover specialists. 

She is a writer and speaker who delivered a winning speech at the World Trade Center in Grenoble, France in 2014. 

She was also the only African selected to work on a 10-month long research project at the Wikimedia Foundation (product owners of Wikipedia), San Francisco, USA. She presented the research outcome along with her teammates at the 2015 Annual Wikimedia Conference in Mexico. 

Seyi Amao is a brand enabler committed to projecting Nigeria’s local and indigenous creativity on a global scale.

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