Renowned speaker launches new book


This creative masterpiece comes after years of experience in The Gambia as a teacher and education administrator.

The book was launched by Dr Felix Oyejide Omotosho, professor of political science at the University of The Gambia at a ceremony held at the Joint Officers Mess in Kotu.

The 122-page book with 22 chapters, is the fourth book written by Great Akah Ottuduoma between 2016 and 2021.

His first literary work is called “Key and Skills to English Language Proficiency” which was written to help non-native speakers of the English language master the art of speaking good English and passing their exams and places of learning. job. The second is called: Communication skills for managers and administrators; this has been specially designed for senior executives and administrators to improve official communication in everyday challenges.

News Writing Formula for Journalists is the third masterpiece, primarily for helping media professionals excel at media coverage and reporting.

Dr Felix Oyejide Omotosho, who reviewed the book, described author Great Akah Ottuduoma as a frontline political arithmetic, strategist and thinker by nature.

“However, it takes a closer relationship with him to detect these shrewd qualities of the young man. Despite these endowments, Great Akah Ottuduoma is a very humble but radical and progressive innovator,” he said.

Dr Omotosho explained that the author falls into the categories of genius in terms of linguistic fluency and manipulation of words to suit subjects, regardless of discipline.

He added that Mr. Great, who has already written four books, only exemplifies the high spirit of hard work and commitment to achieve success in life.

The great Akah Ottuduoma said his experience gave him the inspiration to become a writer.

“My inspiration started after studying the English language and I also tried to develop myself in terms of association and the people I meet. It also has to do with the fact that I love to teach and that a good teacher is expected to be able to translate what you teach to print, ”he said.

According to him, the book aims to teach readers that a leader is not only limited to one who is president, governor among others in the country, but that instead, at all levels of life. , we are a leader.

Short biography

Great Akah Ottuduoma studied and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and Literary Studies at Benue State University in Nigeria.

He also obtained a Graduate Diploma (DPI) in International Relations and Politics and another Graduate Diploma (DPI) in Criminology respectively.

Mr. Great, as he is affectionately known, previously worked in the Professional Development Department of The Gambia Technical Training Institute GTTI as a Senior Lecturer from 2011 to 2016.

He then joined Stratford College of Management as head of the mass communication department, studies coordinator and rose to the post of college registrar before retiring to start his own institution in 2018.

He was also a guest lecturer at the West African Insurance Institute as a communications expert during the same period.

Great Akah Ottuduoma is the owner of the Kairaba Institute of Administration, which he founded in 2018 with a Gambian.

He is also the secretary general of the Nigerian community in The Gambia.

In terms of social relations and interdependence, Great Akah Ottuduoma crosses Nigerians and Gambians whom he exercises an enviable influence among his associates.

In the socio-cycle of the Nigerian community, one wonders if he is from Igbo, Yoruba or Edo or other tribes as he serves through despite where one comes from.


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