Obasanjo, Peter Obi, Bello Osagie, Datti Baba-Ahmed others attend Chimamanda Adichie’s children book launch

Obasanjo, Peter Obi, Bello Osagie, Datti Baba-Ahmed

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Labour Party‘s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, attended the unveiling of a children’s book written by renowned author Chimamanda Adichie on Friday.

Obi made this known by sharing photos from the event on his X handle on Saturday, December 30.

He wrote: “Yesterday, I joined other very respected Nigerians at a remarkable event aimed at improving the reading culture of Nigerian children.

“The event which attracted notable personalities like President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr Datti Baba-Ahmed, Prof Hakeem Bello-Osagie, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, Bella Disu, Ndidi Nwuneli, Chimamanda’s husband, Ivara Esege, and others, was the unveiling of a children’s book authored by my very dear sister and global icon, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

“The children’s book titled, ‘Mama’s Sleeping Scarf,’ was presented at the event tagged, ‘Christmas Magic’ in Lagos. The motive of the author was to help reinforce the reading culture among Nigerians, especially the youth and children.”

The celebrated author is known for her literary pieces like ‘Purple Hibiscus,’ ‘Americanah,’ and ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun,’ among others.

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