Umar Abubakar Sidi

Umar Abubakar Sidi

UMAR ABUBAKAR SIDI

Writer

Umar Abubakar Sidi is a helicopter pilot with the Nigerian Navy. He attended the prestigious Nigerian Military School, Zaria and the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He is the author of the poetry collection The Poet of Dust (KonyaShamsRumi, 2019). Sidi’s work is majorly premised on the exploration of the body, soul and spirit from Sufi and Surrealist perspectives.  His works have appeared in Brittle Paper, Transition Magazine, Jalada, Saraba Magazine and elsewhere. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria.