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Dela Bobobee

Aveyime-Battor, Ghana


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Dela Bobobee was born on the 1st July, 1964 in Aveyime-Battor, a small coastal town on the lush green banks of the renowned world’s largest man-made lake, River Volta in Ghana. He was educated in Ghana and Nigeria. He holds a B.A (Hon's) degree in English, and a Masters of International Law and Diplomacy (MILD) degree, both from the University of Lagos. He is a published playwright, poet, short-story writer, and also an actor who had most of his literary works published on the internet and in the "SHUTTLE", a literary journal in University of Lagos, and was subsequently elected as the Production Editor in the 1997/98 session. He has won several prizes and awards for his literary works.In his poems, Dela Bobobee is very passionate about the preservation and promotion of the rich African cultural diversity, and the final political unification of Africa.
He is regarded in most circles as an environmentalist poet as most of his thematic preoccupations are on environmental degradation, and very vehement in calling on the industrialized nations to ratify and implement the Kyoto Accord. He plays the guitar, piano and tenor sax. He sees multilingualism as a very great asset, be it African or foreign languages. He is also very enthusiastic in learning foreign languages such as French, Spanish and German. Dela Bobobee is also into professional video production, directing, scriptwriting, and video editing. His video production is mostly directed towards cultural festivals, art and crafts, and the folklore of different African countries, and also into professional wildlife documentary and preservation. He is currently working hard to produce his first feature film about the "Trokosi" vestal virgins syndrome of his Ewe tribe in Ghana. He is a life member of the prolific Theatre 15, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), and the Abuja Literary Society (ALS).

Interests: Foreign languages, writing, professional videography, physical fitness training, wildlife conservation

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Last Journey
  • Nonfiction

  • Aftermath of the Rainsong
  • Poetry

  • Frosty Whiffs of Love