One of Nigeria’s renowned playwrights and dramatists, Prof Ahmed Yerima has been honoured with Life Time Achievement Award by organisers of this year’s Kaduna Book and Art Festival on Tuesday.
Yerima was honoured for his contributions to the dramatic art. The award was presented by Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai who was represented by his deputy Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe.
In his acceptance speech Yerima dedicated the award to his wife Bridget for her support, understanding and cooperation.
The festival which will feature workshop, poetry, music and prose presentations will also show artworks by 10 artists based in Kaduna state.
It will run till Saturday.
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