Author and Poet, N.B.O.Sengasu, is in the leading line of being the voice for social and economic justice in Tanzania,his homeland,and for Africa,his continent. The word warrior is a patriot and strong believer of mental emancipation for Africans from the womb of poverty.He stands up strong in his stance of mental liberation with, no war,no corruption, no tribalism, no political differences or hypocrisy.He missions towards eradicating waves of betrayal amongst fellow leaders will wipe away famine on the treasured continent of Africa and crowning us with prospects of to be a Wealthier, Healthier and Happier and Sound Africa.
NURUDINI BAKARI OMARI AKA N.b.o.Sengasu was born in a small village (Goha, ward Mazinde, district Korogwe on 28 February 1998.
He schooled in Arusha from 2016-2018 and was then selected to tertiary education at Sokoine University Of Agriculture (SUA) in Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM).
Meet Tanzania’s Warrior of Words #CreatePreneurAfrica N.b.o.Sengasu
Tell us what drives you? What is your true passion in life?
This is the ‘safari’ of my life, made by challenges and difficulties that determined my future.
From younger days to being a teenager different feelings confused my life….like dreams of being a pilot, when I saw an airplane for the first time……being a driver, because it was the profession of my uncle ….being big farmer and pastoralists like my parents ……..and then more to have more wives, like my grandfather.
But these passed like a shadow in my eyes like dreams of Collins African Youth (Birds) melted by either economic, social, environmental or a political system of where they live.
Families raise kids according to what they envision will be the future of their sons and daughters. With an uncountable number of challenges in my life of education, I never gave up. I believed in working hard to reach my dreams. I thought education only could make my life but only imagination and stories remain in my mind.
I had a passion to bring honor at home for eliminating poverty I will reach my passion of being the hero in my family , nation,and Africa as whole…… hence there is where my real choice in life came to join fellow Patriots Africans (African Birds Singing) for the same song in action (African Songs) to reach development,
African Birds is many with different colors, birds with black color, white, black, and red are all found, for these unique homogeneous and heterogeneous characters.
African Birds naturally come up with different songs as they seem in the book “Africa Birds Sing, African Songs” songs were sung with different melodies and messages to the whole generation. There might be singer birds who mean by singing with other birds with a common goal or only singing as hypocrites …..or whatever but , because they sing I should join them with new idea from the heart…. prepared to show them the right way of singing nicely, good songs with message and melody to use and resemble our content of singing.
Hence like me like all other African Birds Singing looking for development through different songs. I used to support singers but Stick-on “Mental Liberation” to the other birds in Africa, especially those singing wrongly by whatever force drives them but to the contrary, with our theme to liberate Africa from the womb of poverty to reach DEVELOPMENT. That is all about my beliefs, dreams, passion, and spirit of my life, just as a system made by many things as I become matured enough not because I have been born with it …..no…….one day I could give up by challenges and get fed up and comfort myself with defensive mechanism like a rabbit …….. those were the same childish dreams of being pilot, to buy ship, to be rich, to have many wives, to own the world, to have my own country Africa and starts Gorilla fighting again against colonialists host with elements and foreigners for Africa Independence, not a single Nation.
How did you find your passion and how old were you?
My passion is my life, the journey of my life since birth to the maturity is how I recognized the right passion of my life, hence experience made me have a choice from my dark period to the age I started to be aware and conscious.
What about your passion appeals to you the most?
I hope my passion appeal to me the most because of being in great seek and thirst for changes in myself, my country, and my family Africa to reach the goal of African DEVELOPMENT.
What drove you to make money from your passions?
Making money is among of the agenda in my movement of Africa liberation, the development we need is to improve life welfare, poverty is my enemy with a long history with me, my country and my family Africa.
When was the first time you were paid for your passion?
Most of the time I used to give free services to people in need through consciousness and message of my poems in believing that with my strength, a spirit of hardworking and helpful heart, that one day benefits me as an impact not because I was making a business of writing.
What kept you going when you thought about giving up?
Though is very challenging but many things encourage me in this movement,the movements of former Philosophers,Patriots and Men of action , not only Africans but those who did things for majority and tried to change their society and the world positively in their level best like The Late Mwalimu J.K.Nyerere,Mu AmarGadafe,Nelson Mandela,Fidel Castro,Che Gu Guevara,and Karl Marx , Through these people I learned to believe in success, not failure, with whatever reasons but to leave legacy to the generation.
What motivates you every day to be even more successful?
The success of other people belongs to the same life as me, people who had a very hard life but fight to success and today they have Big names, why not me? Yes, I can do it too …..I can be, either an Artist, Businessmen or whoever achieved their life with struggle l should learn from them. It tells me is possible to move from zero to hero, from sand dune to mountain.
What do you have to say to all of the people who doubted you?
I advise people to have the mind and tradition of believes that everything is possible in this world if you have a passion for it, and you really want it. And the wise way to doubt and fundamental criticism should be for the sake of making the best things not discouragement. Criticize and show the right way to do the best, this is helpful to get better people who make the best things in society.
What advice do you give to aspiring creatives who look up to you?
For those who look at me, they should learn to be their best , even more than me because I know still weakness in me and my work, all should know that everything is possible. Whatever the issue is that you have on your own mission, strategize on your plans and missions…….never give up, just cooperate with others, ask for help from others. Let them advise you, but not decide for you, because people’s feelings will never be the same.