Poets, Others Celebrate Independence Day at Erudite

Poets and poetry enthusiasts converged at the Erudite Office Complex for the Readings and Conversations event on Thursday, 1 October 2020.

The event which was themed, ‘Bleak or Bright Post-60: Images of Nigeria in Poetry’, had in attendance renowned poets including Dr. Charles Akinsete of the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Ibadan. Along with the panel of discussants including Ifesinachi Nwadike, author of ‘How Morning Remembers The Night’; Funke Awodiya, author, ‘Woman of a Woman’ and Salawu Olajide, author, ‘Preface for Leaving Homeland’, participants analysed national issues in the light of current realities.

Erudite Millennium Limited sponsored the poetry event as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility thrust for the year with the aim of encouraging artistic expression among young people.