ADUKU, Armstrong Idachaba (2018) ALAPA. Igala Academy, Lagos, Lagos State. ISBN 978-34556-3-4

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The play ALAPA is great attempt by Armstrong Idachaba to document the dramatic circumstances that surrounded the life and times of an Igala enigma Dr Steve Achema. In this play, Idachaba mythologizes his struggles which were characterized by suspicions, hate and envy. The traditional oligarchy sees Alapa as radical and non-conformist. So they strategize to tame his excesses. But Alapa is a unique character and inspiring character, he is loved by the people and he is always on the side of the people. To Alapa, it is better to die in the struggle than betray the cause of the poor, downtrodden and the marginalized. The people are sad when he dies tragically but their hope in the future is renewed when the state that he did not die in vain. To them he remains a hero and an inspiration even in death.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
Depositing User: GOUNI ICT
Date Deposited: 22 May 2018 12:48
Last Modified: 22 May 2018 12:48

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