The University of Lagos, Akoka has been abuzz for the past couple of days, with the convocation ceremony, but what many people knew little or nothing about was the Nigerian International Book Fair 2018 going on concurrently!
The Nigerian International Book Fair is an annual convention organised by the Nigerian Book Fair Trust, an umbrella body for stakeholders in the book industry such as Nigerian publishers Association, Association of Nigerian Printers, and so on. Being it’s 17th edition, the University of Lagos was it’s gracious host as it has been for the past 13 years.
The International book fair lasted from 7th of May, 2018 till 12th of May, 2018 and the venue was the Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall, (multipurpose hall), University of Lagos. The book fair was set up to achieve the aims and objectives of the Nigerian Book fair trust, which is to promote the reading culture in the Nigerian population and to bring the stakeholders together for networking and other purposes.