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#aNightInTheMorning: Ayo Omotola Launches First Book ‘A Night In The Morning’

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Ayo Omotola, a graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), has launched his first book titled “A Night In The Morning”.

Mr. Omotola made the public presentation of the book on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Lagos at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism auditorium Ogba, Lagos, southwest Nigeria.

The book ‘A Night In The Morning’ according to the author, is a rendition of his ordeal.

Speaking at the launching of the book, the Chairman of the occasion and former Permanent Secretary of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mrs. Kadijat Daodu, applauded the author of the book, Ayo Omotola, adding that the book ‘A Night In The Morning’, remains one of the best books she has read.

During her speech, Mrs. Daodu prayed for the author of the book, that God will give him wisdom to publish more books.

“The wisdom that God has given to you will not die, you will live to see your children children”, The Chairman of the occasion added.

Also speaking at the event, Deputy Provost of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr. Jide Johnson, commended the author, noting that for anyone to be better than his/her peers, the person must be an author.

“For you to be better than your peers, you must be an author, the NIJ Deputy Provost said during his speech.

The event had in attendance, former Secretary of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mrs. Kadijat Daodu, Deputy Provost of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr. Jide Johnson, Head of Department, General Studies, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Dr. Dele Omojuigbe, Chief launcher, Engr. Remi Oseni, and parents of the author, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Omotola.

Also present at the event were: Pastor Bukky, Mrs. Okorocha, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) lecturers, Mr. Jack Amaso, Mr. Cami Ezenwa, Mr. Ifedayo Akinwalere, Mr. Tene John and a host of others.

Speaking at the event, the Chief launcher, Engr. Remi Oseni, commended the author of the book, adding that “there is hope for Nigeria if a youth can sit down and write this piece”.

In a similar vein, the book reviewer, Head of Department, General Studies, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Dr. Dele Omojuigbe, applauded the author even as he advised him to put more energy into publishing ‘text books’.

Also speaking at the event, the author of the book, Omotola during his speech, thanked the guests for honouring his invitation, even as he praised the reviewer of his book, Dr. Omojuigbe, adding that he envies his academic attainment and ‘would love to be like him’.

Meanwhile, the book ‘A Night In The Morning’ has one hundred and forty six (146) pages and twenty eight (28) chapters.

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