Olowolaiyemo is a book written in Yoruba language, with core values found in African societies. I dare to say that it remains the most memorable book that I have read. As elementary as it may have seemed, it was written with loads of moral lessons embedded in it for people to gain from, besides the entertainment that it shares.
The young man who always desired quick riches was arrested alongside other people and he was taken away, charged to court and thrown into jail. While in jail he realised that he had to stop, think and live life as a normal person. He thought to himself that indeed it was time he stopped looking for shortcuts.
When this ambitious young man got out of prison, he went straight to farming. This was actually the last chapter of the book which was titled ‘ ise logun ise’. The man became rich from proceeds of his farm produce and he became a happy person.