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Soyinka, Amaechi visit on Port Harcourt Book Capital stand at the London Book Fair

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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday, April 10, visited the stand of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014 at the London Book Fair ( April 8-10) held at Earls Court Expo Centre, London.

The two gave goodwill message in support of the project, with Gov Amaechi promising that Port Harcourt was indeed ready to serve as the World Book Capital of the World for the next 12 months, starting this month.

They, in company of the Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University, Prof. Rasheed NaAllah and the Project Director for the World Book Capital, Mrs Koko Kalango, also witnessed a panel discussion by Nigerian writers abroad on the significance of the World Book Capital Project to the fortune of Nigerian writing, publishing and educational development.

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