SOWANDE, Dr. Bode Kolawole Obafemi

BA, MA, Ph.D, playwright, university teacher, born May 2, 1948, Kaduna, Kaduna State; married Titilola Eboda 1973, two sons, two daughters; Education: St Peter's Primary School, Ake, Abeokuta, Ireti School, Lagos, St Luke's Demonstration School, Ibadan, 1954-61* Government College, Ibadan, 1962-66, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1967-71, Univer sity of Dakar, Senegal, 1969-70, University of Sheffield, England, 1973-77; teacher, Abeokuta Grammar School, June-December, 1971 and Adekile Goodwill Grammar School, Ibadan, 1972-73; appointed Lecturer, Depart ment of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan, 1977 and later Senior Lecturer; Co-ordinator, Amnesty International, Ibadan, Group II, 1982-86; member, Association of Nigerian Authors; Award: winner, Association of Nigerian Authors Award for Drama (with "Flamingo"), 1987; Publications: FarewellTo Babylon (Volume of 3 Plays), (UK, Longman, 1979), Our Man The President (Novel) (Ibadan, Spectrum Books, 1981), Without A Home (Novel) (UK, Longman, 1982), Flam ingo (Volume of 4 Plays> (UK, Longman, 1986), The Missing Bridesmaid (Children's Story) (Ibadan, Associated Book Makers, 1988); Hobbies: travelling, swimming, chess; Official and Home Address: Department of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
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