Who's Afraid of Solarin?
The late Dr. Tai Solarin was the Principle and Proprietor of the Mayflower Grammar School at Ikenne, and Public Complaints Commissioner of the former Western State of Nigeria. This play by Femi Osofisan, the distinguished Nigerian playwright, is in his honour. Isola, a rascally and irresponsible traveller, is mistaken for the dreaded Public Complaints Commissioner, Solarin, by the corrupt officials of the Local Government Council. He plays on this until the real Commissioner arrives. The classic play was first published in 1978; and this new edition includes the first Tai Solarin Memorial Lecture, delivered in 2004 by Femi Osofisan.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abeni Mailo Ayokanmi baba fawomi beggars beggi Bodunrin bottle cecilia Cecilimisa-Misa chairman chant Chief Funso Fowolu chief magistrate corpses corruption Coughing Council councillor for cooperatives councillor for education court cutlass darling daughter dear diary doctor Doki door Durosimi enters envelopes Excellency excuse father Force is Force friends Gbokugboku Gbonmiaiyelobiojo give hand happy hear honour Ifa says Ikenne isola Kaokudi Kirikiri ladies Lagos lamidi leave lemomu listen lives look Madam married mean morning Nebu Nebuchadnezzar never Oh my head oh seeds Okay Orunmila pastor pocket polycap price control officer Public Complaints Commissioner quickly remember round sacrifice sculpture shirt Shouts sing Snatches Solarin soon sorry stop sure swear talk tell Thank there's things told Tolu town turn wait What's wife Yoruba