MUBAS Student launches a book

News   Robert Loka   August 23, 2021
PIC: Umar pose with Dr Sitolo and Kavala during the launch
A fourth year Bachelor of Business Communications student, Favor Umar has launched her inspiring book titled "Hope in my singleness" on August 21, 2021.

The launch whose guest of honour was MANEPO National coordinator, Andrew Kavala was held in the ODL Auditorium at the university's campus.

Speaking at the event, Kavala congratulated Umar for coming up with the book in the midst of academic pressure. Headded that it is high time students should start reasoning outside the norm in order to excel in life.

"It is not easy for a student to write a book at the same time concentrate on education," Kavala said.

He further said Umar has joined few Malawian women writers at a tender age and called on girls in the country to embrace what Umar has done. He however promised to offer a job to Umar after she graduates and also help her to find international market for the book.

At the event where Kavala bought at copy of the book at K100,000, was also graced by MUBAS management which was represented by Acting Dean of Students, Dr Gertrude Sitolo Banda. Banda expressed excitement to see a student at the university publishing a book that advises  the youth on how to overcome pressures they face.She also said that MUBAS is committed to assisting students in achieving their careers.

Favour Umar thanked people for the support rendered to her; mentally, spiritually and financially.Umar however called on people to purchase the book to appreciate its content.

"The book is not for only the youth even the elders can read to get wisdom" she said.

The book that took Umar at least two months to publish, encourages youths to concentrate on education other than engaged in promiscuity.

Meanwhile, "Hope in my singleness" book is being sold at K6000 and can be accessed by contacting the author at 0993557899.



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