Photo: (L-R): Collins Nosakhare, Ayo Oyekun, Allen Abduljabbar Omale, and Seun Damilola Osho
FOR its August/September residency programme, the Ebedi International Writers Residency, located in Iseyin, Oyo State has received four new writers.
The four, all Nigerians — Collins Nosakhare, Ayo Oyekun, Allen Abduljabbar Omale and Seun Damilola Osho – recently arrived the Residency for the 4-week residency.
Apart from completing their ongoing works, the writers are expected to also mentor secondary school students in Iseyin in creative arts during their stay.
A private initiative for writers and visual artists willing to complete their work in a conducive environment at no cost, the Ebedi Residency since it was established in 2012, has hosted 150 writers from 12 African countries.
The project was founded by the medical doctor-writer, Dr Wale Okediran, novelist, travelogue writer and essayist, who at various times, has been Secretary-General, and President of the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA; and, currently Secretary-General Pan African Writers Association, PAWA.