About the Author

Oliver Akamnonu is a medical doctor who specialized in anesthesiology. He attended St Brigit’s Catholic School Enugu, and Government Secondary School Afikpo where he was a college scholar and rose to be captain of school. He studied medicine in the University of Ibadan medical school and later specialized in anesthesiology.

He was Consultant and Head of Department of Anesthesiology at Government General Hospital Owerri. A two term State Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association Imo state (2000-2004) he was a member of the first Board of the Federal Medical Center Owerri. He was appointed as a member of the apex regulatory body for the practice of medicine and Dentistry in Nigeria, the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).   

A winner of the coveted Distinguished Medical Practitioner DMP award, (DMP 2005), Dr Akamnonu is a published author of over twelve books in the USA and the United Kingdom and these include: Suppers of Many Dishes part 1; Suppers of Many Dishes part 2; The Gods have Not Yet Spoken; Taste of the West; Nation of Dead Patriots; Coming Late to America; Bature; The Trial of Monogamy; The Honorable; Arranged Marriage and the Vanishing Roots; and Comedy of Naked Vampires. He also co-authored the books Earth’s Man of Color; Soldier Ants of War and Konganoga: Mauling the Polity with his High School friend Professor Ndu Eke.

Dr Oliver Akamnonu is married to Dr Chika Agnes Akamnonu and they have four children, Olisaemeka, Chibuikem, Somtochi and Chukwuka.

He lives in New York, USA.