Monday, February 8, 2010

Wale Okediran Reads in Abuja

Fellow Bookaholics living in Abuja should be interested in attending this reading organised by Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). 

The Book
Wale Okediran's latest offering, Tenants of the House is a fictional account of Okediran's tenure as Member of House of Representatives[2004-2007]. It's described severally a masterpiece and represents an important literary milestone in Nigeria's sociopolitical landscape. 

The Event
Date: February 9, 2010 
Venue: Auditorium of the Cyprian Ekwensi Cultural Centre [Garki, Area 10, Abuja] 
Time: 4.00pm prompt. 

There will be readings from the work by the author himself, as well as other distinguished writers, including Eugenia Abu. House Leader, Hon Tunde Akogun will also read excerpts from the work. A further highlight of the event is a short playlet depicting a scene from the work, to be coordinated by the Theatrist - Denja Abdullahi (former Secretary-General of ANA).

The Writer
Wale Okediran, physician, poet, technocrat and politician was until late 2009, President of Association of Nigerian Authors.

For more information, call: 
Dr. Seyi Adigun, Chair, ANA Abuja.: 08030794827 
Jerry Adesewo, PRO, ANA Abuja: 08052771123


  1. He had a book reading at Ibadan on 30th January 2010. We've put up some pictures of the event on our blog for all you bookaholics who missed out.