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ANA Begins 2021 Convention In Abuja

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Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), have began its’ 2021 convention in Abuja with the theme; “Resilience and Nation Building:The Role of Nigerian Literature’.

The Convention this year is being held at the Mamman Vatsa Writers’ Village in Mpape, from November 3rd to 6th to celebrate the 40th anniversary of ANA.

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In his opening remarks at the opening ceremony, President of the Association, Camillus Ukah thanked all those that made the journey so far and the support they have given the present and past leadership of ANA.

He said  “I thank ANA illustrious members for the support to remain the strongest in Africa. I can assure you the Mamman Vatsa Writers’
village is the biggest in the whole world.

“The late Mamman Vatsa is an unquantifiable man. When I look at the man who bequeathed writers this place, I thought of what was going on in his mind. I have never seen a writers’ village as big as this outside Nigeria.’’

The president of ANA also thanked KMVL , the developer who has being handling the project at the village and the progress that has been recorded so far.

There was a drama performance of Abuja Nunyi (This is Abuja), written by Denja Abdullahi to showcase the rich culture of Abuja and the essence of a great country called Nigeria.

The Ghanian poet, Pobee Mwintombo performed some of his poems and the Night ended with a dance by ANA members, who went on stage to celebrate another reunion of the association.

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