The Many Wrong Doings of Madam Do-Good by Odimegwu Onwumere
Odimegwu Onwumere, a Poet/Author, Media Consultant, the Founder of Poet Against Child Abuse (PACA), has just published a fictional account of human trafficking and child abuse, as a child rights defender and human rights crusader.
Published by Macdyke publishers, Nigeria, the book is true revelations of the strategies human traffickers use to lure their unassuming victims into forced labour and the dangers human trafficking portends in the society.
According to Onwumere, “the book is a strong case study for every individual to understand that all of us are victims of child abuse or child abuser”.
The official launch of the book has been fixed for June 12, 2010, at UAC Guest House, #17/18, Opposite SCOA Motors, Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, at 10am.
Publisher, National Network newspapers, Port Harcourt, Reverend Jerry Needam will chair the occasion, while Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, the Executive Governor of Rivers State will be the Special Guest of Honour. Chief Oby Ndukwe, Publisher, Beam, Port Harcourt, will be the Presenter. Guests of Honour will be Chief Martins Agbaso, the Leader, All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Imo State, and Alhaji Asari Dokubo, the Founder, Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF). Book Reviewer will be Barrister J.E Emeagi, Emeagi Chambers, Port Harcourt. Hon. Suage Badey, the Chairman, Rivers State Action Congress (RSAC) will be the Host.
Other dignitaries expected to grace the occasion are Mr. Tony Uranta, Secretary, UNDESS; Prince Ogbonna Nwuke, Rivers State Commissioner of Commerce and Industry; Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, Media Consultant to Prince Tonye Princewill; Actor Sam Dede; Barrister Osima Ginah, Rivers State Commissioner of Urban Development; Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, Head, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA); Dr. Davies Ikanya Ibiamu, Rivers State Commissioner for Special Duties; writers, poets, journalists, politicians and the distinguished members of the public.
“I hope the general public will be excited, not by judging the huge names involved, but by the huge revelations on human rights ‘the Many Wrong Doings of Madam Do-Good’ tends to expose,” said Odimegwu Onwumere.