ISBN 9789785829815
Pages 90
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2021
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

The Mudskippers

by Peter Omoko

The Mudskippers dramatises the socio-political malaise that constitutes the political bedrock of Nigeria and other African states. The play illuminates a significant contemporary Nigerian predicament, which is the problem of unexecuted contracts in its bloody propensity. The play reveals the complicit roles played by the government officials in the unending crises bedevilling the infrastructural decay that have become entrenched in all sectors of the Nigerian social and political space. It can also be read as a morality tale which seeks to restrain politicians from dispossessing the people they are meant to govern. 

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About the Author

Peter Omoko

Peter E. Omoko (Ph.D) is a playwright/scholar who teaches African oral literature, creative writing, African and European literatures at the Department of English, Delta State College of Education, Mosogar Delta State. Omoko is also an award-winning playwright. His published plays include Battles of Pleasure (2009), Three Plays (an anthology of plays, 2010), Uloho (2013), Crude Nightmen (2015) and Majestic Revolt (2016). 

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