A Toast to the Late Nigerian Literary Icon Chinua Achebe! Exclusive Photos of Wole Soyinka, Kemi Adetiba, Tolu Ogunlesi, Temi Dollface & More at the Event in Lagos

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Sesu Tilley-Gyado, Wana Udobang & Kemi Adetiba
Sesu Tilley-Gyado, Wana Udobang & Kemi Adetiba
Nigerian literary icon  Chinua Achebe was recently celebrated at the Freedom Park, Lagos on Thursday 18th July 2013 at an event tagged A Toast to an Extraordinary Life – Chinua Achebe.
Hosted by Moet & Chandon, the event saw in attendance, fans of the renowned novelist and humanitarian who died on Thursday 21st March 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, at the age of 82.
The evening kicked off with a networking session. Thereafter, a reading session curated by award winning journalist/writer Tolu Ogunlesi kicked off.
Journalists/writers Jahman Anikulapo, Toyin Akinosho and Deji Toye took turns to read excerpts from a few of Chinua Achebe’s books including Things Fall Apart, A Man of the People, Anthills of the Savannah, No Longer at Ease, Arrow of God and There Was a Country.
Renowned writer/playwright Prof. Wole Soyinka was the special guest of honour at the event. Also spotted at the event were radio personality Wana Udobang, Nigerian writer Okechukwu Ofili, singer/songwriter Temi Dollface, Kemi Adetiba, Ebi Atawodi and Chris Ihidero.
Exclusive Photos
Ann Ogunsulire, Prof. Wole Soyinka & Tolu Ogunlesi
Ann Ogunsulire, Wole Soyinka & Tolu Ogunlesi
Kemi Adetiba
Kemi Adetiba
Tolu Ogunlesi
Tolu Ogunlesi
Temi Dollface & Re Olunuga
Temi Dollface & Re Olunuga
Mary Oduegbua
Mary Oduegbua
Olaotan Towry Coker
Olaotan Towry-Coker
Bimbo Bamgboye
Bimbo Bamgboye
Zach Gray
Zach Gray
Titi Fowora
Titi Fowora
Lola Adamson
Lola Adamson
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Agnes Marquis & Paul .O.
Agnes Marquis & Paul .O.
Osione Itegboje & Lami Somuye
Osione Itegboje & Lami Somuye
Okechukwu Ofili & Ayodeji Rotinwa
Okechukwu Ofili & Ayodeji Rotinwa
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Lola Shoneyin
Lola Shoneyin
Tolu Osinibi
Tolu Osinibi
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Segun Adefila
Segun Adefila
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Prof. Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka
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Toyin Akinosho, Ebi Atawodi, Tolu Ogunlesi, Ann Ogunsulire & Jahman Anikulapo
Toyin Akinosho, Ebi Atawodi, Tolu Ogunlesi, Ann Ogunsulire & Jahman Anikulapo

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