, born September 25th, 1941, in Port Harcourt, of Nigerian-Sierra Leonean parentage, is known for his versatility and the range of his interests. His fame as a gardener and his involvement in environmental groups such as the Friends of the Earth, The Lagos Horticultural Society
(as a founding member), and the Sierra Club
are reflected in his sensitivity for natural subjects. His love for music and fashion, and his varied experience, from newspapers to being father of two young men, enrich and inform his work as a photographer.
He is a multi-award winner including the 3rd Commonwealth Photography Exhibition
award in Hong Kong (1983); the JADEAS TRUST
award for creativity (2001); the first TINAPA Movie Awards "Achievement in Entertainment Award" (GOLDEN CAMERA AWARD - 2007)
; the VIVANTE
award as a "Champion of Nation Building"
- 2008 (category UniqueValue Innovators);and the Photo-Journalists Association of Nigeria (PJAN)
award (2008) for Inspirational Support. Read Full Profile