Breaking: Oxford College cancels invitation of Hope Uzodinma We’re getting report that Oxford College has cancelled the invitatio…
Breaking: Oxford College cancels invitation of Hope Uzodinma
IPOB UK coordinator this afternoon said that the organisers has knowledgeable them that the invitation has been withdrawn, though displaying displeasure with the knowledge, the UK coordinator stated they are going to return to the invent on Saturday to substantiate if what the organiser informed them. One other comrade additionally confirmed from the listing of the invitees that the Governor’s identify has been deleted.
The competition, organised by the Oxford-based James Currey Society, honours contributions to the event of African literature made by Currey. Currey co-founded the African Writers Collection with the late Chinua Achebe, underneath whose auspices an Imo State indigene, Flora Nwapa’s ‘Efuru’ was printed, in 1966, making her the primary African feminine novelist to be printed in English globally.
IPOB accused the governor and the Nigerian authorities of conspiring to kill Biafrans, insisting that the governor shouldn’t be worthy to attend the occasion scheduled for September .
IPOB within the assertion stated the invitation to the Uzodinma “shouldn’t be solely shameful however a spite on the grave of the foremost Biafra heroic author Professor Chinua Achebe who was an affiliate of Professor James Currey in whose honor the occasion is being held”.
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