IBADAN BOOK CLUB CONGRATULATES JIDE OGUNLANA FOR WINNING 2021 ANA PRIZE FOR CHILDREN LITERATURE Executives and Members of Ibadan Book Club (IBC) have congratulated Children writer, Editor and Publisher, Jide Ogunlana for winning the 2021 ANA Prize for Children Literature with his book, “A Girl Called Corona Sofia”. Ibadan Book Club in a congratulatory message issued on Monday by the Coordinator and Secretary of the Club, Ayobami Odunyemi and Mary Ndukwo said Jide Ogunlana had brought glory and pride to Ibadan and Oyo State. According to the release, “We are proud to know that you have won the 2021 edition of ANA Prize for Children Literature with your book “A Girl Called Corona Sofia”. This exciting news of you winning the award has filled us with extreme joy and pleasure. It’s difficult to express this joy in terms of words.” “The news of your winning the prize did not come as a surprise to us. Having known the amount of hard work you put in everything you do, this literary prize is a recognition of your literary talents. Your sincerity and passion to excel has borne such fruitful results. You kept your dedication firm and did not budge or give up any time in between, in spite of various attractions and this commitment has brought you here today.” “We wish you all the very best for your future endeavors and hope to hear many more stories of your success. The extra time you've been putting in on this has really paid off. This literary prize is just the beginning of your glorious career. Keep up the good work!” The release said. Ibadan Book Club finally rejoiced with the family and friends of Jide Ogunlana insisting that his literary prowess had brought glory and pride to Ibadan and Oyo State as a state.