From Ghana, African writers Celebrates Prof Chinua Achebe

From Ghana, African writers Celebrates Prof Chinua Achebe

The Great Man From Ogidi in Anambra State Nigeria, And one of the Greatest Literary Icon In Africa, Prof Chinua Achebe was Celebrated in Such an amazing style in the Great Country Of Ghana, with the Attendance of Many African Writers and Publishers.

With the theme, Celebrating the life and works of Chinua Achebe: The Coming of Age of African Literature? the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) is gathering the writers and scholars to examine in detail the contributions of the late literary icon to the development of literature in the continent, PAWA has said.

FROM LEFT: Vice-President, Association of Nigerian Author (ANA); ANA President Prof Remi Raji; ANA Financial Secretary Mrs Chinyere Obi-Obasi; Achebes son, Dr Ike; PAWA PRO Mr. J.E. Allotey Pappoe and former ANA President, Dr Wale Okediran at the conference in Accra
FROM LEFT: Vice-President, Association of Nigerian Author (ANA); ANA President Prof Remi Raji; ANA Financial Secretary Mrs Chinyere Obi-Obasi; Achebes son, Dr Ike; PAWA PRO Mr. J.E. Allotey Pappoe and former ANA President, Dr Wale Okediran at the conference in Accra

The conference, which began yesterday with the performance of a play by another of Nigerias renowned literary icon, Femi Osofisan, will run till Sunday.

Osofisans The Discombubulation of a Rookie Patriot, a stage adaptation of Chinua Achebes novel, A Man of The People was staged at the National Theatre in Accra.

The formal opening of the conference will hold on Friday at the Accra International Conference Centre and will be followed by an awards dinner.

 

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