J.D. Okhai Ojeikere - Untitled, detail - image courtesy of Magnin

J.D. Okhai Ojeikere / Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere

May 12, 2013

Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere (J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere) was born in 1930 in Ovbiomu-Emai, a rural village in South Western Nigeria. He worked and lived in Ketu, Nigeria. At the age of 20 he pursued a future in photography, which was out of the ordinary for people in Nigeria, especially those in his village.

Featured image: J.D. Okhai Ojeikere - Untitled, detail - image courtesy of Magnin