The 21st edition of the Nigeria International Book Fair (NIBF) has been scheduled to hold from May 12 – May 14 in Lagos State.
Chairman of the Nigerian Book Fair Trust (NBFT), Mr. Gbadega Adedapo, who announced the date, said NIBF, endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Education Trust Fund, remains the biggest book event in West Africa.
Adedapo who is also the Executive Committee Member of International Publishers Association (IPA), explained that the book fair is put together by the Nigerian Book Fair Trust, which is the umbrella body for the major stakeholders in the Nigerian book industry.
The fair is organised in collaboration with all stakeholders in the book ecosystem, including the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA), Booksellers Association of Nigeria (BAN), Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON), Reproduction Right Society of Nigeria (REPRONIG), National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Network of Book Clubs and Reading Promoters in Nigeria and UN SDG Book Club African Chapter. (DailyTrust)