Chuma Nwokolo jnr is a Nigerian lawyer and writer and the publisher of African Writing magazine that featured several literary works of African writers. The writer of poetry collection and novels, such as African Tales at Jail point (1999), One More Tale for the Road(2003) Diaries of a Dead African (2003) and his recent book The Ghost of Sani Abach.
Characterized by his friends as Humorous but serious specially on issues he cover through his poetry collections which are woven between his experiences in the west but still deep rooted and designed to address concrete issues of Africans. He is one of the highly regarded African scholars who are called in for the current high toned African Solutions For African Problems (AFsol) agenda by African Union that aims to address the question of African identity, the mechanism to design African solutions for African problems in the globalized world by emphasizing African Shared Values.
The 8th Hargeisa International Book fair invites you all to meet this significant figure and African writer whose presence in the Book fair is going to add real experience in comprehending the Guest country of the year, Nigeria during the in-depth discussion scheduled on 4th of August. His collection Memories of Stones and Ghost of Sani Abacha are going to be the entry poetry collections for the interesting dialogue ahead. “they know when to hold a book party” is the expression he used to describe the timing and significance of Hargeysa International Book fair.
Welcome the great Author!!!!