Abdul Medani - This character is an Army Captain working for the security forces, but who gives anonymous tips by phone to help the fugitive escape.
Adamma - This character is saved from being raped while on a bus trip.
Agatha - A flighty, religious, and judgmental house servant.
Elewa - The girlfriend of one of the main characters, this character is semi-literate and works in a textile shop. Although from humble origins, she is resilient and self-confident.
General Ahmed Lango - A duplicitous man who works his way into the President's inner circle, only to lead the coup that will overthrow and kill him.
Emmanuel Obote - President of the Students Union at the University of Bassa.
Beatrice Okoh - A sophisticated, intelligent, and highly educated woman working for the Ministry of Finance, this person was given the name Nwanyibuife, or "A Woman Is Also Something."
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