Kenule Beeson “Ken” Saro-Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize.
NAME: Ken Saro-Wiwa
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 October 1941
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bori City
FATHER: Jim Wiwa
MOTHER: Widu Wiwa
MARRIED TO: Maria Saro-Wiwa
CHILDREN: Ken Wiwa, Noo Saro-Wiwa, Zina Saro-Wiwa
EDUCATION: University of Ibadan, Government College Umuahia
HONORS AND AWARDS: Right Livelihood Award
Goldman Environmental Prize, The Association of Nigerian Authors is a sponsor of the Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Prose.
He is named a Writer hero by The My Hero Project