WORLD BOOK DAY MATTERS ARISING: VARSITY DONS SPEAK OUT
Professor David Olugbade Fakeye, is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Department of Arts and Social Sciences University of lbadan. According to him, "reading, is of course a great activity for World Book and Copyright Day. Additionally, participants can celebrate the history of literature and its greatest authors by conducting research projects on prominent authors, writing, attending a book fair or special public reading and more.
To Dr OLAGBAJU Oladotun Opeoluwa, Provost of the College of Education and Social Sciences, Legacy University The Gambia, "World book and copyright day is a day set aside to increase global consciousness on the importance of reading and celebrating intellectual property. In this age of relapse in reading culture and excessive use of ICT/Social Media tools, ebooks and IT can be maximized to reinculcate reading habits.