Saturday, July 27, 2019

Ebi Robert receives awards in Nigeria

Emanations contributor Ebi Robert has received a national award for contributing to the poetry renaissance in Nigeria, and a Certificate of Appreciation from the President of Poets In Nigeria

 The Award of Recognition was presented to Mr. Robert for the establishing the Poets In Nigeria Yenagoa Connect Centre, which is key to advancing a poetry renaissance in Nigeria.

The Certificate of Appreciation was presented for the successful hosting of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize, 2019 in Bayelsa State, as Secretary of the Local Organizing Committee.

These awards came just after Mr. Robert received the award of Human Rights Defender by the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, and the Distinguished Service Award from Educare as a jury member of the Essay Competition in commemoration of World Peace Day. 

Ebi Robert is a poet, playwright and short story writer. He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He was a Research Assistant with the Federal High Court, Nigeria. He currently works as a Co-Editor with The Nigeria Lawyer (TNL), and serves as the General-Secretary of the Association of Nigerian Authors, and Lead-Rep of Poets In Nigeria, Yenagoa Connect Centre. He is also the An Administrator of World Poet Institute, Bayelsa State Chapter. Ebi Robert is a member of the International Authors Board of Editorial Advisors.

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