2024 Session 6 Report: February Book Review

  • Itsekiri NextGen Project: 2024 Session 6 Report
  • Topic: February Edition Book Review
  • Date: 24th February 2024
  • Volunteers Present: 5
  • Total Number of Attendees: 52
  • Timings: 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Venue: Former Caravan 4, Aja-Pessu (Pessu Town), Warri
  • Main Topic/Activity: Book Review
  • Resource Person: Itsekiri NextGen Team


In the spirit of literary exploration, Session 6 unfolded with the eagerly anticipated February Edition Book Review. Participants eagerly selected books from the newly arrived collection, immersing themselves in captivating narratives to be later shared and dissected during the review.

Session Delivery:

Amidst palpable excitement, participants gathered for the session, brimming with anticipation for the unveiling of the new books. Commencing with a heartfelt opening prayer, followed by the harmonious rendition of the Itsekiri anthem, the atmosphere was set for an enriching literary journey.

  • 2024 February Book Review

Emmanuel Egbe commenced proceedings with a brief reflection on the previous session, paving the way for Laju Faulkner to take on the pivotal role of librarian for the day. As participants eagerly selected their books, their choices were meticulously recorded by the diligent librarian.

Once equipped with their literary companions, participants delved into the captivating narratives, immersing themselves in tales that transported them to worlds unknown. With each page turned, anticipation mounted for the forthcoming review session.

Egbe Egbe skillfully guided the review process, with the librarian orchestrating the orderly presentation of reviews. Participants eagerly shared their impressions, offering insightful analyses and vivid recollections of their literary journeys.

Among the standout reviews were those delivered by Joy and Tobi, whose articulate descriptions and vivid storytelling painted a compelling picture of the narratives they encountered. Their impassioned accounts left an indelible impression on their peers, igniting further enthusiasm for exploration and discussion.


  • Debi Amadedon
  • Emmanuel Egbe
  • Ani Toju
  • Itse Mirabel Ukubeyinje
  • Dede Fregene

Other key activities during the session:

The session also featured screenings of captivating boat regatta videos, enriching participants’ cultural experience and fostering a deeper appreciation for Itsekiri traditions.

What went wrong:

The session proceeded seamlessly, without encountering any significant issues, ensuring a rewarding and enjoyable literary exploration for all participants.

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