Spanning love, identity and belonging, The Returnees follows the adventures of three British-Nigerians who leave London for Lagos and marks Okoh as an exciting new voice in contemporary fiction. After a bad break up, 25-year-old Osayuki is drawn to the fashion industry in a country she hasn’t set foot in for many years. While waiting at Milan airport for her connecting flight to Lagos, she meets Cynthia Okoye, who’s required to attend the National Youth Service Corps, and Kian Bajo, a wannabe Afrobeat star who will go to any lengths to conquer the Lagos music scene. After the plane lands at Lagos airport, they all go their separate ways but this proves to be far from their last encounter.
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