Otseme Eneabo, best known as Omega, was a bold, intelligent and cunning old man whose comic deeds greatly affected and still affects his Idoma society situated in Benue State, Nigeria.
In the ancient city-state of Agila, Omega is a historical figure who has across time transformed into a mythical one.
Deptly using the mechanics of fiction writing, M.O. Obande, an engineer, here captures the exploits of the man that affected his society with the deep=rooted meanings of his life.
“Omega is a hilarity all through one tragedy after another, a short insight into the people’s culture. Surely, Obande has contributed immensely to knowledge and his book deserves wide circulation.”
– Hon. Justice A.P. Anyebe
“Moses Obande has unexpectedly written a great anthropological work.”
– Otokpa Enai Unoogwu, Apa-Agila
Moses O. Obande, a building engineer, was born in 1944. He attended the Preston Polytechnic, England, for his professional studies. A seasoned educationist and administrator, he taught for years at the Kaduna Polytechnic, retiring in 1991 as Head, Department of Building and Dean, College of Environmental Design. He has authored a number of engineering textbooks, which were published in the United Kingdom.