TOMOLOJU, Ben Omowafola Kasta

Born December 18, 1954

TOMOLOJU

Ben

Omowafola Kasta
BA; dramatist, journalist politician; b: December 18, 1954; ht: Igbo-Egunrin; lga: Ilaje; so: Ondo; m: Adama Abosede Usman, 1986; nc: two s, one d; ed: St. John's Demonstration Primary School, Owo, Ondo State, 1961; Ebenezer Primary School, Ilu-Titun, Ondo State, 1962-63; Local Authority Primary School, Okitipupa, Ondo State, 1963-65; Apostolic Primary School, Agege, Ugos, 1966; Bola Memorial Primary School, Ikeja, Lagos, 1967; Christ's School, Ado-Ekiti. 1968-72; 1973-74; University of Ibadan, 1975-78. cr: Producer, Nigerian Television, Makurdi, 1978-79; School teacher, Head, Department of English, Saka Tinubu Memorial High School, Agege, 1979-82; Chief Leader Writer, The Punch, 1982-83; Reviews Editor, Democrat Weekly, 1983- 85; Arts Editor, Assistant Editor, Deputy Editor, The Guardian, 1985- 93; edir. BTC Media and Creative Consultants, Lagos, since 1993; cartoonist, freelance, NewBreed, 1974-75; Arts Editor, Weekly Focus, 1979-81; founder, Kakaaki Performing Troupe, since 1980; mm: Anti-Piracy Committee, 1986-89; Committee on the draft of Nigeria's National Cultural Policy, 1988; Governing Board, National Commission for Museums and Monuments, 1991-93; Project Consultant, Afrika, Project '98; Consultant, Goethe Institute of Africa Project Theatre Programme; ch. National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners, 1989; Arts Writers Organisation of Nigeria, 1990; mm. National Association of Nigerian Authors, 1989-90; executive mem. Nigerian Folklore Society; f. Young African Uadership Forum, USA, 1990; cw: Jankariwo, Winaudi Editore, Turin, 1987; Mujemuje, Chieri Festival, Turin, Italy, 1992; Songs for Nigeria; pp: National Democratic Party, Aspirant for National Assembly, (House of Representatives) Agege Federal Constituency, 2003 elections; hob: listening, rural tours; off: BTC - Media and Creative Consultants, 21, Red Street LSDPC Bungalows Uyout, Jakande Estate, Oke-Afa, Isolo, P.O. Box 343, Ikeja. res: 2, Omotoye Estate Road, Orile, Agege, Lagos, tel: 01-4924067.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Adama Abosede Usman,
State of Origin: Ondo State
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Profession Dramatist , Journalist , Politician
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