“I’ve never, ever experienced that sort of thing in my life. People were praying to just die on the boat.”
Bolaji was praying, too — praying to survive.
“I communicated with God on that boat, I talked to him with my heart. I said, ‘God, if you help me, if I survive here, if I stick my foot on the dry land, I’m going to serve you.’”
The boat never made it to dry land. But Bolaji did.
Nigerian refugee survives shooting attack, rescue at sea, and goes on a Mormon mission