3 Igbo Women To Receive Award At The 9th Coal City Book Convention

In recognition of the role of women in the world of literature, three women who have distinguished themselves as achievers in the Eastern part of Nigeria are set to be crowned with the Olaudah Equiano Life Time Award at the upcoming 9th annual Coal City Book convention in Enugu, the Enugu State capital.

A statement by Dillibe Onyeama, organizer of the Coal City Book Convention, lists the awardees as Revered Dame Dorothy Obi, Mrs. Dame Veronica Mogboh, and Mrs. Dame Bridget Orjiekwe who have distinguished themselves as Librarian, Educationist and Administrator respectively.

The convention which is scheduled to hold from 14th to 16th November, 2017 at Enugu's apex relaxation paradise, the Peekay Gardens,  has the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria (Enugu Campus), Professor Ifeoma Pamela Enemo as the keynote speaker on the theme: Women Empowerment: The Richness of the Female Character in Story-telling.