Ogun Journalist releases book for children holiday reading delight


An Ogun State journalist, Femi Onasanya, has released a new book that would spur school children to be more determined in the pursuit of their goals and enhance learning during the long holiday.

Onasanya, an Information Officer with Ogun State Government, described the book as an addition to the existing literary works.

The new book, titled ,”The Rugged Farm Boy”, according to Onasanya, focuses on determination and hard work amidst all forms of discouraging factors.

According to him, children of nowadays need to be encouraged to read in order to learn virtues that promote excellence considering the growing rate of laziness which gives rise to examination practices in the present world.

“The forthcoming holiday should be an opportunity to read because readers are leaders. The type of materials children have access to read determine who they become.

“Hence, this book provides an answer to what greatness entails since it does not come on a platter of gold,”he said.

Onasanya, who is popularly known as FOD,urged parents and guardians to buy the book for their children and wards, just saw he pointed that the downloadable ebook version of “The Rugged Farm Boy” is available on selar.co/897861 while the hardcopy format would be formally launched in few weeks.

Femi Onasanya, a creative writer, holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the premier University of Ibadan and Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, presently works as the Press Officer attached to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.


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