Tolu Ajayi To Be Hosted By ANA Lagos on Saturday

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The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Lagos State chapter has fixed Saturday, 9th of December, 2017, to host Dr. Tolu Ajayi, a novelist and poet who is also celebrating his 50 years as a writer.

Toluwalogo Ajayi, popularly called Tolu Ajayi, is a Nigerian poet and writer of fiction, who was born in Ijebu-Ode,Ogun State.

 

He was educated in Nigeria and the United Kingdom; in the latter country, he qualified in 1970 as a physician at theUniversity of Liverpool Medical School.

 

He also specialised in psychiatry at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada. Most of Ajayi’s novels and stories draw on his medical experience.

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Some of Tolu Ajayi’s works are The Year (London: Macmillan, 1981);The Lesson (Lagos, Nigeria: Granny Fatima, 1985); The Ghost of a Millionaire(Heinemann Educational Books Nigeria, 1990), Eyes of the Night, short story collection including his 1990 BBC World Service winning story “Family Planning” (Lagos, Nigeria: Granny Fatima, 1991);  Images of Lives: Poems for Everyone, poetry collection (Lagos, Nigeria: Granny Fatima, 1991); Motions and Emotions: Fumes of Poetic Feelings, poetry collection (Lagos, Nigeria: Granny Fatima, 1993); After A Bad Moon: a Sh-to-vel, story collection(Lagos, Nigeria: Granny Fatima, 1995).

According to ANA Lagos Chairman Mr. Adeyemi Adebiyi, the event will take place at Ade Allen Hall, Yoruba Tennis Club, Lagos by 11:00am prompt.

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