The second runner-up of the recently concluded, 8th BBC Hausa “Hikayata,” female short story competition, Aisha Sani Abdullahi, has been described as a worthy ambassador of the club.
This was part of the accolades showered on her, at a special event that celebrated her performance, with short story titled: “Tuwon Ƙasa,” telling the struggles typical Hausa women are going through in the home front.
The club chairman, Abba Abubakar Yakubu, said they deemed it necessary to join the winner in expressing their happiness and gratitude to Allah for her achievement as their member.
He said: “Five hundreds of writers from Hausa speaking countries participated in the BBC Hausa Hikayata competition. So, for someone to scale to the final round of the competition is a serious contest, that deserved to be honoured and also encourage others to do much better than obtainable.”
He said the club also applauded Rabi’atu Ahmad Mu’azu, for emerging 9th out of the 500 contestants.
“Club members are also delighted seeing our members beginning to excel nationally and internationally.
“We also commended, Rabi’atu Ahmad Mu’azu, for scaling to semi final, in which twelve other stories were mentioned for highlighting issues that affects women in Hausa communities, with her story titled ‘Haƙorin Dariya,” Malam Abba said.
The club presented Plaque of award to Aisha Abdullahi Sani, for her outstanding performance.
The award recipient, Aisha Sani, appreciated the Jos Writers Club, saying her achievement, was a result of encouragement from all members.