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Okey Ndibe wins award

Nigerian-American storyteller bags award

By Ada Anioji

 

Okey Ndibe’s book, “Never Look an American in the Eye,” has won the Connecticut Book Award in the nonfiction category.

According to a Facebook notice by the author, he is ‘so grateful to Connecticut Humanities Program and Connecticut Center for the Book. I feel deeply blessed.’

Born in Nigeria’s Independence year, Ndibe is also the author of Arrows of Rain and Foreign Gods, Inc and was also a former editor of Chinua Achebe’s African Commentary magazine.

 

Okey Ndibe

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