Born January 8,1935





Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse EmilyIhonde, 1964
State of Origin: Edo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 2
Profession journalist administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Planning Assistant to Controller, National Programmes, Radio Nigeria; 1960;Senior Features Writer, Daily Express; 1961-62;InformationOfficer, Western and Midwestern Regions, 1962-63; Cultural Officer, National Council of Arts and Culture 1971-75;Supervisor^ Nigeria’sNationalExhibition,2nd World Black and African Festival ofArts and Culture, 1973-75;din National Council for Arts and Culture, Lagos, 1975-88,DepartmentofCulture,Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Lagos, 1988; v-p: for Africa,World Crafts Council, 1981 -87. Performance on Radio and Television: Ikeke, 1964;Day of Sasswood, 1965;AlenteTatakumi, 1981; The Anniversary, 1982; The Safe Journey Series. Doc. Films: The Sallah Dur-bar, A Ballad of Katsina (for NTC), 1971: God-Dance, Man- Dance(commissioned forFestac ’77), 1975.

Christ Church Cathedral School,Lagos1948-49; Igbobi College, Yaba, 1950-54; University College, Ibadan 1955-61; Film Institute of India; Poona, India, 1966-67.

Day of Sasswood (Edred Fiberesima Productions, 1965); Pidgin Stew and Sufferhead (Heinemann, 1982);

Gold Medal for Screenplay Writing, Film Institute of India, 1967;Best DocumentaryScript Prize for Nigeria, Film Festival, Tashkent, 1968.

9, Mac-Donald Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

01- 836- 810,830-986; 01-682-2240.
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