A group of students of the University of Ibadan will be launching a poetry anthology later today.
The group known as Uites Create Team have created a platform known as Uites Create for the expression, dissemination and appreciation of ideas in the area of Arts, Business/Entreprenuership and Technology.
“Uites Write”, the team has tagged its first project which is an electronic release of a collection of over 200 poems which were selected from about 400 submissions from poets in the university student and alumni community.
The electronic anthology of poems which has it foreword written by the popular author of Dazzling Mirage and a Lecturer in the Communications and Language Arts of the same University, Dr. Olayinka Egbokhare, will be finally unveiled today, Saturday, 13th August, 2016 at exactly 1.00pm on the group’s website – UITESCREATE .
According to one of the founding members of the team, Habeeb Kolade, who is also a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Premier University, “This is just the beginning of a great thing as we have a dream of creating a similar platform to Harvard Review but an open source where it would be easy to share ideas coming from the premier fount.”
Other members of the team are Dolapo Amusat who is a student of Electrical Engineering and also a co-founder,Moyosore Orimoloye (Graduate, Pharmacy), Darafunmi Olanrewaju (500 Level, Law), Kelechi Ogueji(400 Level, Industrial Engineering), Kunle Adebajo (400 Level, Law), Rasaq Malik Gbolahan (Graduate, English) and Ibrahim Oredola (500 Level, Law).
Visit www.uitescreate.org to download the anthology.