PIN brings Spoken Word Slam to Ibadan

Come this Friday, July 27 2018, Poets in Nigerian (PIN) will again bring together, writers, poets, visual artists, literary critics as well as lovers of literature from various parts of the country for another grand event.

The 'Spoken Word Slam' event, which is being organized by the University of Ibadan (UI) Connect Centre of the PIN would hold at the University's Arts Theatre and will feature various categories of competitions, including “poetry slam” and “oratory contest”.
A statement from Rasak Malik Gbolahan, on behalf of PIN, indicate that the event would be spiced with a stage performance of "Frantic Vultures" by Gabriel Okonkwo , as directed by Raji Joseph.

Guest poets expected at the event include established and budding poets like Eriata Oribhabor who is the National President of the Poets in Nigeria (PIN), Professor Francis Egbokhare, Servio Gbadamosi (the Winner of ANA Poetry Prize 2016), and Ndubuisi Martins. Others are Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom, Olatunde Busayo, Ibrahim Odugbemi, Adejumo Uthman Ajibola among several others.
Mr. Eriata Oribhabor, PIN President.
The release further disclosed that various orators and poets from halls of residence in the University of Ibadan as well as other universities across the country would perform at the event.

This will be one of the numerous groundbreaking events being organized by the Poets in Nigeria (PIN) since its founding few years ago. The Initiative is committed to the growth of Literature in Nigeria and the world through various literary based activities