Biography

Wale Okediran

Wale Okediran is a Nigerian author of many novels, short story collections, biographies and a collection of travel stories many of which have won National and International Literary awards.

He was commissioned in 2001 by Longman Nigeria PLC to write a series of novella for school children on HIV/AIDS Awareness. His award-winning novel, Tenants of the House has just been made into a movie directed by Kunle Afolayan.
Okediran who is a medical doctor by training, is a former Member of the House of Representatives and a past National President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). He is currently the Secretary-General of the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA).