Afolayan, Jide Olugbenga

Jide Olugbenga AfolayanJide Olugbenga Afolayan (1971) is the third of six children. Both of his parents were teachers from Ekiti State in Yoruba speaking south-western Nigeria. Afolayan graduated from the University of Ibadan with a honours degree in Physics in 1991. After a year of compulsory National Youth Service, he became a Physics lecturer in The Federal Polytechnic of order clomid online Ado Ekiti. He obtained an MA in Communications Physics from the Federal University of Technology in Akure, Nigeria and is currently working towards a Ph.D. Afolayan says, ‘I grew up in a house full of books and I and my siblings read everything we could – Hans Christian Andersen, Wole Soyinka, Leo Tolstoy, Richard Wright, Chinua Achebe, Thor Heyerdahl, even Homer. I remember competing with my sister to cheap viagra 270 pills see who would finish the Complete Works of Shakespeare first.’ He began to write as an undergraduate – campus newspaper articles, short stories and plays inspired by lessons from scripture and then began producing them for the church. He hopes to make a few into a video or CD of short Christian plays. His Play, Power Failure was published by Weaver Press as part of a four play collection, In the Continuum and Other Plays.