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Four African Writers Arrive Iseyin For 2024 Ebedi Writers’ Residency Programme

The writers are Chukwuka Chinakwe from Nigeria, Gbenga Adetayo, a Nigerian, Alassan Njie from Gambia) and Godwin Hillary Ziniyet, who is also a Nigerian.

Four African Writers Arrive Iseyin For 2024 Ebedi Writers’ Residency Programme

Four writers from Gambia and Nigeria have arrived at Iseyin, Iseyin local government for the June/July 2024 Edition of the Ebedi International Writers Residency programme.

The writers are Chukwuka Chinakwe from Nigeria, Gbenga Adetayo, a Nigerian, Alassan Njie from Gambia) and Godwin Hillary Ziniyet, who is also a Nigerian.

According to the founder of the residency programme, Dr. Wale Okediran, In a statement made available to The Chronicler Newspaper correspondent on Friday, in addition to the writers’ individual writing projects, they will also mentor Secondary school students in Iseyin during their four weeks stay.

The Ebedi International Writers Residency is a private initiative for the free use of writers in need of a conducive environment to complete their ongoing works.

Since its establishment in 2010, the facility has hosted 300 Writers from 12 African Countries, many of whom have gone on to win international literary prizes for their works produced during the residency.

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