Amarachi Attamah

Amarachi Attamah

Amarachi Attamah is a performance poet, broadcaster, author and promoter of African and Igbo culture. She has a Master’s in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria and trained as a festival manager with the British Council, working with the European Festival Association and Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Jonhannesburg, the OJA Cultural Festival and the West African Language Conference in Ghana. She is also the founder of the ỌJA Cultural Development Initiative, organisers of the annual ỌJA Cultural Festival. Amarachi Attamah is the Executive Director of Nwadioramma Concept and the Enugu State Vice Chairperson of Association of Nigerian Authors and has spoken about IGBO culture and language advocacy on platforms including TEDx, British Council Creative Hustle and at many schools. She has written four books and runs a children’s language theatre, receiving several awards for her work with Igbo language and culture.

The People’s Hero.

(Published November 2019)