The Emotion Book Party : How It All Went?
Friday, the 17th of February 2012 was an orange one at the prestigious University of Ibadan, as the long awaited Emotion Book Party came on board – Olomo Alexander Babatunde writes on the event.
The Emotion Book club, Ibadan had her annual literary event – The Emotion Book Party on the 17th of February at the Arts Theater, University of Ibadan. The theme of this year’s edition was ‘The Emotion Book Club Takes Over.’ At the programme were notable figures like Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi, Ms.Ayo Olofintuade, Dr.Chuks Okoye [H.O.D Department of Theatre Arts], Babatunde Onikoyi [Guest Reviewer], Steve Shaba [Represented by Jide Argunmasa from of Kraft Books, Ibadan], Seun Onijahma [Author, Peril] and Iyeyinka Omigbodun [Author of The Country I Love].
The Programme is an annual event established basically to promote the reading culture among Nigerian youths. It tends to celebrate books on an educative plus entertaining platform. The first edition was held last year at the SRC Chambers, University of Ibadan. The entertaining section of the programme featured rap by Dizzy, Comedy by Blood Pressure and Music by Zorah.
The book of the day was Adaobi Tricia’s I Do Not Come To You by Chance .