Sola doja reading some poetry at the lrf monthly book reading
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Sola Doja Serenades Audience With Love Notes at May LRF Book Reading

Memories of the May edition of the Monthly Book Reading by the Literary Renaissance Foundation (LRF) will linger in the minds of the participants at the event who were served beautiful weaving words from Sola Doja.

The meeting, moderated by Oladimeji Ogunoye, started at 5:20 pm with a short introduction about the foundation, the Reading Culture Dialogue and the LRF Workforce Volunteers by the Executive Director, Babatunde Oladele.

After the participants had introduced themselves, Mary Ogundipe, the Foundation’s Administrator, read the brief biography of the reader of the day.

Adesola Oladoja is a Nigerian poet, ghostwriter and teacher, a member of the 2008 cohort of the prestigious Loyola College.

He studied Communication and Language Arts at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, and was the departmental students’ union president. He has authored a collection of poems entitled Passerby and written several articles for blogs. He is currently working on a second book.

Sola Doja smiling at comments from participants at May LRF book reading
Sola Doja smiling at comments from participants at the May LRF book reading

 

The Passerby is an anthology born of the poet’s daily life experience, worldview, and sentiments. Each line and verse brings the audience closer to the common man’s reality.

At the reading, Sola Doja proceeded to read some poetry from the 50 collections namely:

Floating
Men
The Walk
Caught
Adunni
Silence
Lovelorn
Forgotten
May We?
Permit This

The poet enthralled the audience while reading from the anthology and participants were allowed to ask questions and express their views after the reading.

The May book reading ended at 6:42 pm with the Executive Director thanking everyone who attended the reading while the Foundation’s Administrator invited them to make it a date next month on 4 June 2023.