Amb. Dr. (Mrs) Ada Agbasimalo is an academic product of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the University of Lagos. She is the author of the following books: Bow You Must, Waves of Destiny and currently, The Forest Dames. She is also a Justice of Peace, having been recognized as an Eminent Peace Ambassador of the United Nations. Previously Genevieve magazine gave her the award of the Extra-ordinary woman (unsung) while she is also a recipient of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) award of Excellence and Integrity. She also received the award of the Inspirational Woman of Courage from Inspiration International among other ecumenical and community awards.
Ada Agbasimalo is a prolific writer who engages in prose, poetry and drama. She enjoys, converting everyday happenings around her to delightful stories. As a teenage girl, she was caught up in the cross fire of the Nigerian civil war during which she was made to live in the forest for months with intense suffering but today she comes with the olive branch, professing peace.
She is currently embarking on an olive branch “Stop-the-drum-beats- of- war” and “No- more- war” campaign to entrench peace in Nigeria, having been caught up in the cross fire of the Nigeria-Biafra war (1967-1970) and never wishing for a repeat action.