OKE WINS NIGERIAN PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

OKE WINS NIGERIAN PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
Prof. Ayo Banjo, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, announced Ikeogu Oke as the winner of the 2017 edition for his poetry collection- The Heresiad. Mr. Oke emerged as the winner from the 184 entries received this year and would be taking home a cash prize of $100, 000. Prof. Banjo commended the judges for their thoroughness in the selection process. The Chairman of the Panel of Judges, Prof. Ernest Emenyonu, stated that the benchmark for selecting the winner was quality and validity of publication year. The Nigeria Prize for Literature is sponsored by the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas company.
Rainbow Book Club congratulates Ikeogu Oke!

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