WARRI:  FORMER governor of Delta state Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has called on writers to continue to see themselves as conscience of society, stressing that they should always add values to society with their creative works and writings.

Uduaghan who spoke  in Warri, Delta state  at the launching of a book “What a tradition”  written by Mr Ughara Oti Gabriel said he was impressed with the creative power of the author, adding that he would always support the growth of  creative writings in the state.

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan

Uduaghan who is currently the Delta south senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC was represented by  his wife Deaconess Roli Uduaghan.  He   further called on youths to develop passion for reading, adding that he was impressed with the way the author ended the story of the book.

Earlier Chairman of the  event , Chief Ayiri Emami, the Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom also lauded the author of the book for the creative piece.  Represented by Chief Robinson Ariyo , Ayiri  said he was thrilled by the story with Itsekiri setting, calling  for more  creative work  to promote the rich culture of  Itsekiri nation .

Pa Macaulay Eyeoyibo, Mr Amorighoye Mene  who also spoke hailed the author for the initiative.” Tradition adapts with time. There are core values that must drive any society, they are democracy, fundamental human rights and rule of law. I congratulate the author for the book, “What a Tradition “

Professor Okwechime Oracle  reviewed the book, saying it is a credible testament of tradition. “The writer presented the book in transliteration,  meaning it  is as it is said  in the original language. It s a commendable piece “

Dr Roland Edjedegba unveiled the book for the launching, recommending it as a must read for all .


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