Lekan Malik

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Biography of Lekan Malik

Lekan Malik was born into a royal clan in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State. He is the first child of his parents. He attended Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu and the prominent Lagos State University (L.A.S.U) to study English Language and Literature.
In 2012, he published his collection of short-stories, titled, 'It Happened That Night and Other Stories' which some schools already adopted and included in their curriculum. The themes in the collection vary, ranging from Mystery, Love, Poverty, Feminism, Religion, Culture Clash e.t.c
'Voice from the Citadel', a poetry collection was published in 2013. In this work, Lekan Malik actually met the literary expectations of the intelligentsia. " He used the effect of sonority in literary expression to demonstrate the power behind the ideas that are covered within the lineage of poetic rendition." -Akwen Charles, Lecturer, University of Lagos(UNILAG) .
In 2014, his poem, 'Hope' gained recognition. It was published in three different Newspapers within the time-frame of twenty-two days and it was read nationwide. In The 2014 Literary Awards of Creative Writers' Association of Nigeria, Lekan Malik was awarded under the poetry category.
It was predicted that he would make a good teacher. His teaching skills are unique and incontestable.
He is the Founder, Citadel of the Literati and currently, the Co-ordinator, Creative Writers' Association of Nigeria(CWAN) Lagos State Chapter.

Lekan Malik's Works:

It Happened That Night and Other Stories
Voice From the Citedel

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Helper of destiny,
Someone who assists in attaining goals,
A diviner, who illuminates the pathway to greatness,
A palmist, who reveals
The door of breakthrough
At glancing at palms,
An angel, who shows the way
To avoid going astray,
A leader, who leads

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