Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
Abuja Literary Society
This description of Ken Ike Okere's work was prepared when Ken Ike Okere was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Ken Ike Okere created and leads a range of programs that spark young people’s interest in reading. As Ken works to promote a vibrant literary culture in Nigeria, young people are increasingly turning to books as a source of both knowledge and entertainment, and to school ‘literary clubs’ as spaces for lively discussions on issues of national importance.
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