THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA) 2017 INTERSECONDARY SCHOOLS COMPETITION/WORLD POETRY DAY

L-R: Chairman Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Mr Uzo Nwamara representing Prof. Joseph Ajienka and RSTV Keynote Speaker and…Pastor Dafin …., Mrs Koko Kalango, (Founder Rainbow Book Club)and Mrs Priye Elechi Amadi

A cross section of the audience

To celebrate World Poetry day (March 21), the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) in collaboration with the Port Harcourt Literary Society (PHLS) organised an inter-secondary school competition which held at the Port Harcourt Book Centre.

A cross section of the audience

Special guests at the programme where Chairman Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Mr Uzo Nwamara representing Prof. Joseph Ajienka and RSTV Keynote Speaker and Pastor Dafini Gogo Abbey, Mrs Koko Kalango, (Founder Rainbow Book Club)and Mrs Priye Elechi Amadi who all made remarks. This was followed by outstanding poetic performances by talented poets including students from the 15 participating schools.

Mrs Koko Kalango addressing the audience

Mrs Koko Kalango, Founder, Rainbow Book Club in her address encouraged the audience to keep literary activity in Port Harcourt alive, building on the legacy of Port Harcourt as World Book Capital. She announced that Rainbow Book Club was working towards a book festival this year.

Winner, Poetry competition

Certificate of participation were given to participating schools and gifts were presented to the winners of the competition.

Mrs Koko Kalango presenting an award to
participating schools