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Twelve Years after Ago-Iwoye Massacre, Ojay Aito Tells the Gory Story in His Debut Novel ‘Night Of A Red Moon’

Nigerian fiction writer, Ojay Aito, announces the launch of his debut novel ‘Night Of A Red Moon’ for the 18th of June, 2017.  The novel, a historical thriller set in Ago-Iwoye, a little town on the edge of Ogun state, Nigeria, focuses on the socio-political drama that ensued between the indigenes and the students of the town’s premier tertiary institution – Olabisi Onabanjo University exactly twelve (12) years ago. “It took God six days to create the world. It took me three years to create one night. One red moon-night,” says the author in a recent interview. “Every day we breathe, we live our lives like normal people. Yes we are normal people, but with an experience that has lived with us for twelve years, and scars we will bear till our last breath,” says Wale, a victim of the massacre. “It’s been twelve years now. Wow, twelve years. I…

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