History of ANA
The Association of Nigerian Authors was founded on the 27th June, 1981, during a conference convened by the late Professor Chinua Achebe. That maiden conference of Nigerian writers which held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka was attended by notable personalities in Nigerian literature and two Kenyan writers, Ngugi Wa Thiongo and Gacheche Wauringi.
Subsequently, the Association of Nigerian Authors was registered as a corporate body/professional association with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. Its registered trustees are as follows:
- Kole Omotoso
- Mabel Segun.
- Ernest Emenyonu
- Labo Yari.
- Chinau Achebe (decesaed)
- T.M Aluko (decesaed)
Past Presidents & General Secretaries
|Denja Abdullahi||Ofonime Inyang||2015-2019|
|Remi Raji||Tanko Okoduwa||2013-2015|
|Remi Raji||B. M Dzukogi||2011-2013|
|Jerry Agada||Hyacinth Obunseh||2009-2011|
|Wale Okediran||Denja Abdullahi||2005-2009|
|Olu Obafemi||Nduka Otiono||2001-2005|
|Abubakar Gimba||Wale Okediran||1997-2001|
|Odia Ofeimun||Nnimmo Bassey||1993-1997|
|Ken Saro-Wiwa||Bode Sowande||1990-1993|
|Femi Osofisan||Ada Ugah||1988-1990|
|Kole Omotoso||Odia Ofeimun||1986-1988|
|Chinua Achebe||Kole Omotoso||1981-1986|