Anayo is haunted by his inability to make a tangible achievement in his life, having passed through several apprenticeships and servitude. Condemned by fate, jettisoned by society and ostracized by his age group, the only person that appreciates him is Constance, the girl of his dreams. Anayo comes close to committing suicide. Eventually, an announcement on the radio turns Anayo into an overnight millionaire and a local celebrity. Even when the announcement turns out to be a hoax, his fellow villagers still harbour exaggerated expectations of him. And, Anayo cannot disappoint himself, after tasting the limelight, where he is determined not to quit.