Sunday, July 30, 2006

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Lagos Writers Celebrate Patron's Day

The annual Patron’s Day of Association of Nigerian Authors, Lagos Branch (ANALagos) holds on Saturday, August 12, 2006. The Patron’s Day is a day set aside by creative writers resident in Lagos, under the umbrella of ANA Lagos, for thecelebration of the few big-hearted individuals and organisations that have made meaningful contributions towards the advancement of Literature, and the Association.

This year’s edition is quite special, as reflected in its highlights, which include the formal investiture of Chief Chris Ojomo as Patron of the Branch.Chief Ojomo is an engineer who has proved himself very intellectual, creative and assiduous. He is expected to be the second active Patron of the Branch; whose only committed Patron, up till now, is Mr Tayo Aderinokun, MD, GuarantyTrust Bank PLC.

The other highlights of the special event include poetry performances, readingsfrom creative works of new and established writers, and a special presentationof a thrilling play entitled OUR LANDLORD, written by Osaletin Sylvester Isekhaigbe, directed and performed byOnileagbon Theatre Troupe.

Venue: National Gallery of Art (Aina Onabolu Complex), National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos

Time: 1.00pm Prompt.

While authors and publishers are advised to bring their publications forexhibition and sale at the get-together which our new patron has promised tohost, we’d like to implore all ANA Lagos members who are yet to formalize orupdate their membership, to pay up on or before the event.

New ANA Lagos Secretariat
This is to remind all members of the creative community that the Secretariat ofANA Lagos has been moved from 9, Eric Moore Close, Surulere, to 31, Shomade Crescent, (Babajide Bus Stop), Off Alhaju Masha Street, Shitta, Surulere.


Folu Agoi
Chairman, ANA Lagos


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