Get ready for a literary extravaganza as Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor, renowned scholar and visionary leader, presents her two highly anticipated novels. This momentous occasion will take place on June 24, 2023, in celebration of her birthday. The event promises to be an unforgettable experience for book enthusiasts and literary aficionados alike.
Join Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor and a host of esteemed guests at this exclusive book launch, where the spotlight will shine brightly on her remarkable storytelling prowess. The event details are as follows:
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Time: 02:00 PM West Central Africa
Location: Ibeto Hotels, 34 David Ejoor Crescent, Gudu District, Apo, Abuja, Nigeria
For those unable to attend in person, a virtual experience is just a click away. To ensure your easy access via Zoom, please register at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83497975931?pwd=Rk9tRzdKVHh0VkQ1amc0ZXgzMThvQT09. Secure your spot to witness this extraordinary celebration of literature and gain exclusive insights from Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor herself.
Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor’s books promise to captivate readers with their gripping narratives, vivid characters, and profound themes. Both novels offer an immersive reading experience that transcends conventional boundaries and delves deep into the human spirit. These literary gems are destined to leave an indelible mark on the literary landscape.
The titles of the two books are “Trophy Husband” and “The Travails of Omotejomo.”
In “Trophy Husband,” readers are invited to witness the excruciating pain of heartbreak and betrayal, as a girl seeks revenge against her cheating fiancé and backstabbing friend. This gripping tale explores themes of vengeance, self-discovery, and the struggle to find love and acceptance amidst societal pressures.
“The Travails of Omotejomo” presents the harrowing experiences of a Nigerian girl born into a family that favored boys over girls. This compelling narrative sheds light on the discriminatory social norms prevalent in Africa’s patriarchal society, tackling issues of gender inequality, marginalization, and resilience. Readers will be moved by the protagonist’s journey and find solace in the story’s relatable life lessons.
These two novels by Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor epitomize her exceptional talent for weaving powerful stories that resonate with readers from all walks of life. Through her prose, she addresses universal themes and tackles social issues with empathy, courage, and a deep understanding of the human condition.
To be a part of this momentous occasion, please mark your calendars and secure your spot. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor in person, celebrate her achievements, and acquire signed copies of her books. This is an event you won’t want to miss!
About Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor:
Dr. (Mrs) Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor is a distinguished scholar, speaker, and visionary leader who has made significant contributions to academia and social justice advocacy. Her groundbreaking work has earned her accolades and recognition on both national and international platforms. As an accomplished writer, her novels are poised to captivate readers with their compelling narratives and profound insights into the human experience.
She holds a PhD in Microbiology (TB-HIV Co-infection). She is the Executive Director, Women Empowerment and Reproductive Health Centre (WERHC), a non-governmental, Africa-focused organization, registered in Nigeria as a Charity with registration number CAC/IT/NO 28144. Ejiro previously worked as Country Director of the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) and as Gender and HIV/AIDS Programme Coordinator for Anglophone West Africa with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).
In her current position at WERHC, she provides high-level technical assistance to government agencies, CSO partners and private sector organizations and engages in policy dialogue and analysis to ensure that the aspirations of poor people, especially women and other marginalized groups are mainstreamed in policies and programmes. She has 17 years of programming, management, and academic/research experience specializing in gender mainstreaming in development and monitoring and evaluation.
A prolific writer and author, she has undertaken several consultancies in the development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks, surveys, project design, strategic planning, gender mainstreaming in Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria country proposals, partnership assessments/development, gender budgeting, book editing and publishing, trainings in gender, human rights, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, policy analyses, and a host of others. Her previous clients include UNDP, UNIFEM, UNESCO, CIDA, Management Strategies for Africa (MSA), Action Health Incorporated etc.
Specialties: Development Expert (Gender Equality Mainstreaming, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, Advocacy expert, Reproductive Health Expert)