Deji Adeleke is another Nigerian in South Africa with huge success in the country as a businessman. He has a huge investment in Moringa.
According to one presidential aide, Babafemi Ojudu, Adeleke exports the Moringa from Kwara state to South Africa where he processes them. He has been in South Africa for 17 years.
In a post shared on Instagram, Ojudu said Adeleke sees South Africa as his home.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported on some Nigerians in South Africa who are strong positive influences in that country. One of such is Harry Garuba, the head of department and professor in the Centre of African Studies who also functions in the department of English at the University of Cape Town.
It was gathered that Garuba is a versed author and poet and a member of the editorial board of Heinemann African Writers Series.
Added to that, he is one of the editors of an electronic journal on postcolonialism called Postcolonial Text.
Another Nigerian Kole Omotoso is one of numerous Nigerians making waves in South Africa. He is a novelist, playwright, and a popular critic.
He is a Nigerian writer who is best known for his works of fiction and popularly known as Yebo Gogo man in adverts in South Africa. Omotoso’s works employs socio-political issues and with the use of other relevant concerns in his works.
Omotoso’s works employs socio-political issues and with the use of other relevant concerns in his works.
He was born in Akure, Ondo state, on April 21, 1943 and was raised by his mother and maternal grandparents. In the 1970s, he was a much sought-after writer as he wrote for many magazines.
Controversy trailed his 1988 historical novel about Nigeria, Just Before Dawn, and that led him to leave the country.
Between 1991 and 2000, he was a professor of English at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, and became the professor of drama department at Stellenbosch University.
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