Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Ahmed Yerima, C.E.O. of the National Arts Theatre and Director of the National Troupe of Nigeria turned 50 yesterday, May 8. The literatti gathered at the Banquet Hall of the National Arts Theatre to pay homage to a "Don". Yerima won the $20,000 NLNG prize for drama last year, with his book on the Niger Delta crisis, "The Hard Ground".