The demise has been declared of prestigious essayist and writer of Eze Goes to School, Onuorah Nzekwu. The scholarly doyen passed away at the a…
The demise has been declared of prestigious essayist and writer of Eze Goes to School, Onuorah Nzekwu.
The artistic doyen passed away at 89 years old, Friday night. The genuine reason for his demise is as yet obscure right now.
Dad Nzekwu ended up noticeably famous for his book qualified Eze Goes for School, written in 1963.
While sympathizing with his family over the episode, Abdulahi said the late author would perpetually be associated with his artistic works, which lectured about the significance of instruction.
“Yes, it is valid yet I can’t affirm what really the genuine reason for his demise was; yet it is a major misfortune to the Nigerian scholarly group.
“We would miss him beyond a reasonable doubt and we ask God to concede the artistic symbol everlasting rest in his chest,” he told our journalist.
At the point when asked on what ANA is doing to help the matured and battling scholars, Abdulahi said the affiliation expected to take registration of those essayists alive to make the fundamental moves.
“All things considered, ANA is giving a valiant effort yet despite everything we have to take enumeration of those symbols alive. We can accomplish a greater amount of agreeable projects for them. We won’t not have the cash but rather regardless we have to know them.
“For example, we have a vast part of land in Mpape, Abuja for the affiliation, the legislature can come in and manufacture houses for those scholarly symbols,” he included.
Conceived February 19, 1928 in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nzekwu was an essayist who investigated the inner clashes intrinsic in the relationship of the informed Igbo to customary Igbo culture.
Nzekwu’s first novel, Wand of Noble Wood (1961), depicts in moving terms the uselessness of a Western down to business way to deal with the issues made by an African’s customary religious convictions.
In 1963 he distributed a kids’ book, Eze Goes to School (composed with Michael Crowder), and his third novel, Highlife for Lizards, showed up in 1965.
He had functioned as an instructor, government worker and columnist, likewise composed Wand of Noble Wood, Blade Among the Boys and other anecdotal and non-anecdotal works.
He was additionally the pioneer general administrator of News Agency of Nigeria.