Shola Dada

Dada, Shola  PhotoOlushola Dada is a Nigerian writer and recording artist. Shola received her bachelor's degree in mass communication from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. She has published two novellas and has also worked as a scriptwriter, screenwriter and editor with the BBC World Service Trust in Nigeria. She was also a radio presenter for its sexual and reproductive health youth program, Flava, and received an award of recognition for her work.

Making and performing music is a major part of Shola’s life. She has one album on the market and plans to release another soon. She is passionate about Nigeria’s youth because in spite of the many obstacles that they face in pursuit of their dreams, many remain optimistic and unstoppable. Shola hopes to become a role model, teacher and motivator of young people in her country.