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Photo splash for the Official Book Presentation of Dr. Kennedy Obohwemu’s critically acclaimed international blockbuster novel TWISTED, plus Launching of PENKUP FOUNDATION on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at NUJ Press Center, Lokoja

All hail

Sold-out event!

ANA Excos

Cross-section of new Kogi State ANA (Association of Nigerian Authors) Executives

ANA National Vice President

Alhaji Denja Abdullahi, National Vice president, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) at the epoch-making event

Book Signing Flex

Book Signing Stand

Chairman of occasion

Chairman of Occasion, Sen. Tunde Ogbeha (CON) (former Military Administrator of Edo State), ably represented by his son, Mr. Simbabi Ogbeha (MD, Confluence Cable Network Ltd)

Book signing

Dr. Kennedy doing the book signing ritual!

Chats

Special guests at the event deliberating on the way forward

Chairperson, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kogi State

Mrs. Lola Balagbogbo, Chairperson, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kogi State

Chief Medical Director of FMC, Lokoja

Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Federal Medical Center (FMC), Lokoja, Dr. D. G. Eleshin

Commissioner Representing the Governor of Kogi State

Special Guest of Honour, Gov. Idris Wada (Governor of Kogi State), ably represented by the Hon. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Idris Omede

Director representing Commissioner for Education

Chief Host, Hon. Commissioner for Education, Dr. (Mrs.) Okai Agnes, ably represented by the Director of Education Support Services, Mr. M. K. Okpanachi

Dr. (Mrs.) Kinrin

Dr. (Mrs.) C. B. Kinrin at the event

Dr. Ken's poem recital

Enyo Okpanachi from Michael Omonogu Memorial Secondary School (MOMS), Lokoja performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, ENKINDLE THE FIRE

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Elder Abraham Adavi (Permanent Secretary, Admin. & Paralstatals, Deputy Governor’s Office)

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Chief Godwin, Chairman, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Lokoja Chapter

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Dr. Ojo J. A., former Head of Clinical Services (HCS), Federal Medical Center, Lokoja

Filled to the brim

Event hall filled to the brim!

Usher at the event

Usher with customised T-shirt at the event

Sweet Mum

Sweet Mum!

Standing ovation

Standing ovation for the star of the day, Rotn. Dr. Kennedy Obohwemu

Staff of FMC, Lokoja

Dr. O. O. Alabi, Head of Clinical Services (HCS), Federal Medical Center, Lokoja

Schools

Students from Michael Omonogu Memorial Secondary School (MOMS), Lokoja

Rotn. Emma Ogu

Rotn. Emma Ogu from Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro

Rocking the dance floor

Dr. Kennedy rocking the dance floor!

Usher with customised T-shrt

Usher with customised T-shirt

Prof. Gbenga Ibileye

Prof. Gbenga S. Ibileye (Head, Department of English & Literary Studies, Federal University, Lokoja) providing the Keynote Address

President, Urhobo Progress Union, Kogi State

Chief Tom Sankara, President, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Kogi State

President, Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro

Rotn. Iliyasu Shuaibu, President, Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro

President, Rotary Club of Lokoja

Rotn. Queen Toba, President, Rotary Club of Lokoja

Prof. Lucky Ovwasa

Prof. Lucky O. Ovwasa reviewing the award-winning book

No standing room

No standing room!

Mr. Benjamin of Federal University, Lokoja

Special Appearance, Prof. Abdulmumin Rafindadi (Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Lokoja) ably represented by Dean of Students Affairs

More

Esther Ochala from Bishop Delisle College, Lokoja receiving her prize (PENKUP POETRY PRIZE) in company of her school Principal. She performed Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, I AM AN AFRICAN

More schools

Students from Baptist High School, Lokoja

President, ARD, FMCL

Dr. Justice Chikezie Onyeka, President, Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Medical Center, Lokoja

Members of Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro

Members of Rotary Club of Lokoja Metro

mor gifts

Pauline Olorunyomi from Baptist High School, Lokoja receiving her award (PENKUP POETRY PRIZE) after performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, BEYOND THE SKY

More gifts

Peace Agbonika from Baptist High School, Lokoja receiving her award (PENKUP POETRY PRIZE) after performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, THEY CAME FROM AFAR

Jokes apart

Dr. Ken with Chief Medical Director of Federal Medical Center, Lokoja sharing a joke during the unveiling of the book, TWISTED

Humble self

Star of the day, rave-making author Rotn. (Dr.) Kennedy O. Obohwemu

Jampacked hall

Jampacked event hall!

Guests

Students from Bishop Delisle College, Lokoja

Greetings

Members of the High Table in joyous mood!

Governor's rep

Governor’s representative at the event

Gifts

Enyo Okpanachi from Michael Omonogu Memorial Secondary School (MOMS), Lokoja receiving her award (PENKUP POETRY PRIZE) after performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, ENKINDLE THE FIRE

Gift presentation

Kemi Ehalaiye from Scintillate International Model School, Lokoja receing her award (PENKUP POETRY PRIZE) after performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, THE FAITH WE NEED

Guest at the event

Mrs. Beatrice Mohammed posing with a copy of TWISTED in hand

Poem recital

Esther Ochala from Bishop Delisle College, Lokoja performing Dr. Ken’s award-winning poem, I AM AN AFRICAN

Loyalty

Homage to the High Table

Hon. Abidemi

Guest Speaker, Hon. Adeyemi Abidemi Adebola (former member, Kogi State House of Assembly)