PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF DRUMS OF EMOTION by JUSTICE CHIKA WILLIAMS
Justice Chikadibia Williams, author of Drums of Emotion and Event Manger for the Institute of Arts & Culture at the University of Port Harcourt launched his book on the 7th of June 2017 at the Amatu Braide Hall, UNIPORT. The event which featured live performances of selected poems from the book was attended by various lovers of poetry.
Justice, in his welcome address expressed his gratitude to Mrs. Koko Kalango, founder, Rainbow Book Club and Project Director, Port Harcourt World Book Capital who was(represented by Mrs. Daniella Menezor) for her presence at the event and for her effort in promoting Literature in Nigeria. He said his inspiration for the book came from poets like Pa Gabriel Okara, Prof. J.P Clark and his mentor, Mr. Adeila Onyedibia whom he thanked immensely for his contribution to the realization of the book.
In an interview with Ugochi Okoli of the Rainbow Book Club, The author was grateful for the experience he got as a volunteer during the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014. He stated that the experience exposed him to so many poetry performances that inspired and formed his poetic ability. He urged young writers to define what they want and get to work.