Dennis Osadebay

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Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Dec 26, 1994 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Dec 26, 1994 (83)

About

Nigerian poet, journalist, and politician who frequently wrote English-language literary works. He published a poetry collection entitled Africa Sings and published many of his individual poems in a newspaper called the West African Pilot.

Before Fame

After working for a time as a Nigerian customs officer, he studied law in England.

Trivia

In the mid-1940s, he became one of the founders of the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons.

Family Life

He was born in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria. He died in his hometown at the age of eighty-three.

Associated With

Like fellow writer Wole Soyinka, Osadebay was born in Nigeria.