Halima Saves Her Village (Covid-19 Literature Series for Children)
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Age Range: 8 years and above
When Halima, who was visiting her grandmother got trapped in the village by the COVID-19 lockdown, she decided to keep herself busy by educating the villagers on the prevention of the spread of the coronavirus. it was in the process of this very important but difficult task that she stumbled on Alahaji Kokoma, a rich but arrogant business man who did not believe that the coronavirus pandemic is real. Unfortunately, Alhaji Kokoma himself did not know that he was already infected by the virus. It was Halima’s timely intervention that saved her village.
Wale Okediran is a Nigerian author of many novels, short story collections, biographies and a collection of travel stories many of which have won National and International Literary awards.
He was commissioned in 2001 by Longman Nigeria PLC to write a series of novella for school children on HIV/AIDS Awareness. His award-winning novel, Tenants of the House has just been made into a movie directed by Kunle Afolayan.
Okediran who is a medical doctor by training, is a former Member of the House of Representatives and a past National President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). He is currently the Secretary-General of the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA).