Chinedum Igwe, IAAAS executive director, honoured by world writers’ association
By Chris Benson
Chinedum Igwe the United States based Nigerian Scholar and Executive Director of International Association of African Authors and Scholars (IAAAS), has been honoured by the World Writers’ Association (WoWA) with a Special Certificate of Appreciation
Mr Igwe was conferred with the Special Certificate of Appreciation by WoWA, a body representing creative writers’ across the seven continents in the world, as a Guest Speaker at the 2021 Shakespeare Memorial Prize for Literature after delivering a brilliant lecture on the topic: *”Harmonizing Indigenous Language of the World: The Role of Writers’ In Cultural Preservation”*
The Special Certificate of Appreciation signed by WoWA’s Editor and Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Deputy Executive Director respectively, read in part:
“This Certificate of Appreciation is hereby awarded to Mr Chinedum Igwe, Guest Speaker, for his invaluable insights, experiences and expertise shared with the participants on the topic, “Harmonizing Indigenous Languages of the World: The Role of Writers’ In Cultural Preservation” during the 2021 Shakespeare Memorial Prize for Literature”
This special honour is coming on the heels of Mr Igwe’s efforts in pioneering the establishment of Africa International Leadership Institute in Nigeria under the flagship of IAAAS to boost leadership training in Africa for organisational growth and nation building
Responding to the honour conferred on him by WoWA, Mr Igwe said it will further propel him in serving humanity better by using the platform of literature and other literary engagements.
He expressed his gratitude to the WoWA’s body for founding him worthy of the esteemed honour and appreciation!