Tọlá Okogwu

Tọlá Okogwu

TỌLÁ OKOGWU

Writer

Tọlá Okogwu is a British-Nigerian Author, Journalist and Hair Care Educator. Born in Nigeria but raised in London, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Through her books and wider writing, she constantly seeks to create ‘mirrors and windows’, allowing children the opportunity to read books that are reflective of their own experiences and other cultures. She is the author of Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun, the self-published picture book series Daddy Do My Hair, and Aziza’s Secret Fairy Door under the name Lola Morayo. Tọlá lives in Kent, England, with her husband and two daughters. An avid reader and lover of music, she’s also a sucker for melted cheese. Learn more at tolakogwu.com.