Sunday, 5 July 2015

'THE UJUZI' Officially Launched

A book titled 'THE UJUZI' was officially launched on saturday, 4th July
2015 at AUD2 Lecture Theatre in the Obafemi Awolowo University.

The launching had in attendance Omotayo Akande,TY(Current President of OAU Student's Union) Joshua Igba popularly known as Neonatar, Deji Solanke from the News Agency of Nigeria,NAN), Damilola Opaniran from the Union of campus journalist,University of Ibadan, some students from the University Of Ibadan University  and the Obafemi Awolowo University.

The book titled The Ujuzi is a compiled work of nine young writers: Ife Akintola (OAU), Damilola Opaniyan (U.I), Soogun Omoniyi (Crimea University, Ukraine), Ademola Adamson (OAU), Ayomide Odutan(OAU), Yakubu Hassan John(OAU), Olumide Adewumi, Adigun Olayemi Paul(OAU), Ikomu David(OAU) and Ayodeji Akintola aka Deji Akin(OAU) who is the lead author of the book. The book is a collection of contemporary African short stories and Poems.

Performances from the likes of Tee law, Odun Ewi Cultural Group, and Sani Michael (Mr Lively, the M.C) thrilled the audience.

The President of the Obafemi Awolowo University Student' Union also spoke about writing, Hon. TY explained that 'nothing great starts without writing'. He also spoke of the decadence of interest in writing in our
generation  and in his words claimed that 'writing should be an act and not a profession' .

Some other executives of the Student's Union were also present; the PRO, Ojedokun Emmanuel and the Fin sec, Ay.sug.
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