Pelemo Ava Nyajo


A young Nigerian woman with long black hair sat at a desk smiling wearing a necklace and a red top

Pelemo Ava Nyajo is a young Nigerian creative from Benue State of Nigeria, a Poet/Spoken Word Artist who also dabbles into the world of dance. She uses art as a tool for expression and advocacy for disability inclusion, mental health awareness, social justice and love! She is a proud ambassador of Street Project Foundation, where she was groomed and developed into a creative powerhouse overtime. She is also a member of the International Youth Advisory Committee of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and an ardent volunteer with YALI (Young African Leaders Initiative). You can always find her advocating or creating art!

Pen Pals

Pelemo Ava Nyajo is among the fantastic cohort of international artists selected for our British Council-supported 'Pen Pals' project. Experience both her collaborative and individual contributions to the resulting DaDaFest International 2022 digital showcase here:

DDFI Pen Pals showcase: Hana, Pelemo & Shaun's groupchat 

DDFI Pen Pals showcase: Creative writing by Pelemo

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