Author Name: Dele Babalola
Book Title: Tai Solarin : Africa's Greatest Educationist and Humanist
Book Synopsis: It is about a great school, Mayflower, founded by a visionary educationist and humanist , the great late Nigerian, Dr. Tai Solarin . Tai hailed from very humble beginnings but struggled to get a good education and committed his life to ensure the younger generations of youth who passed through his school received great practical education for life, with the emphasis on : "We can become whatever we choose to be ." His students have practised his philosophy and are able to achieve great strides in their various lives.
Author Bio: Dele Babalola was born in Maiduguri, Nigeria, 1961. He discovered the art of reading early when he was made the librarian in his primary school. In no time, he devoured every single book in his care. He could not be separated from books from then on. In the secondary school, Mayflower , he was easily the most prolific general reader and writer in his class. This gained him the recognition of Tai Solarin and his peers. By the time he left secondary school, he had published at least one poem in the respected " Okike" edited by Chinua Achebe. He had also written and staged drama in the school and penned several novelettes , fiction and non-fiction work. He was the Editor of the school's rag," Mayflower Times." Today , he is an independent consultant general medical practitioner in Australia and still finds time to write.
Publisher Name: Xlibris