By Joel Grandball,
Despite the dwindling nature of education throughout the country, an 11-years old, Honesty Oghenegare Ufuoma has launched her fourth novel ‘The Neglected Daughters’.
Oghenegare a Junior Secondary school 2 student who celebrated her 11th birthday cum the book launch at Peak Academy School, Ughelli said, “The Neglected Daughters is a story of little girls who were subjected to torture of a heartless Step-Mother for no just reason.
According to the author, “The Step-Mother decides to truncate the little girls future by depriving them of going to school and putting them on the street to hawk for her.
“When schools are on holidays I would just be sitting at home without doing anything and my spirit told to write something and from there I got the idea.
“As a child growing up I was motivated to write this book through educational movies I often watch on the television at home and I encourage other children not to waste their time during holidays but to be creative.
“This Neglected Daughters is my fourth novel and I wish to write more by the special grace of God.” she concludes.
Commending her daughter’s ability in writing, comrade Bridget Obominuru said, “She got her inspirations from God and as a parent I will continue do my best for her to be successful.
“As parents, we should always monitor what our children does at their spare time and during holidays because if they missed it at tender age, it would very difficult for them when they become adults.
“We should all always screen the type of friends they associate with and the type , movies they watch at home.” Bridget appealed