Meet 'Chidera Okolie' – 24 Year-old Barrister & Award Winning Writer
Like Chimamanda Adichie, an international award winning author. Here comes Chidera Okolie, a 24 years old Barrister and award winning author, who have bagged many awards.
Miss Okolie’s achievement pushed us to celebrate her, she is friendly and accommodating – Abacityblog contacted her via her social media handle, and below is a short description of her profile.
Chidera Nneoma Okolie is a 24 years old Barrister and Solicitor of The Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She is also the author of crime fiction piece, WHEN SILENCE BECOMES TOO LOUD.
In March, 2015, this piece was endorsed by the then President of Nigeria , Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
In June, 2015, she was nominated for the African Achievers Award held in South Africa and in September of the same year, she was awarded a Guinness Made of Black Heroine.
In 2016, she bagged three awards, The Fiction Writer of the Year by the Nigerian Writers Awards, The Fiction Writer of the year by the Xperience Womanity Awards and The Most Outstanding Fiction Writer of the year by Alpha Gamma Multimedia Limited.
In the same year, she was named one of the “100 most influential writers under 40” and one of the Ambassadors for “SHE LEADS AFRICA”. Also in 2016, she was shortlisted for the Etisalat prize for flash fiction.
Chidera Okolie has been on the cover of three notable magazines, granted seven television interviews including Channels TV book club, GoldmyneTV, WazobiaTV and Zimbabwean Makosi TV and countless radio tours.
In April 2017, she announced the release of her second publication, NOT FORGIVEN; A collection of Psychological thriller stories.
NOT FORGIVEN – by Chidera Okolie
Her book, ‘Not Forgiven’, according to her will be out soon – we expect nothing but the best from her, as she is good at that.