Google on Wednesday celebrated Nigerian playwright, director, actor, choreographer and designer, Emmanuel Gladstone Olawale Rotimi, on his 84th posthumous birthday.
Ola Rotimi was born in 1938 and grew up in a family of artists. He used his art to reflect on Nigeria’s rich culture, diversity, and local traditions. Some of his most celebrated and award-winning works
include The Gods Are Not to Blame, Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again, and Kurunmi. Rotimi passed away on August 18, 2000, at 62.