The daughter of former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Alhaja Salimot Badru-Makanjuola, Dr Mutiat Badru is set to launch her book, ‘Rekiya –Z’ which explores the themes of time and its fickleness, trauma, loss and the varying realities of Muslim Womanhood.
Penpushing reports that the official virtual presentation of the novel is scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 22 between 11.am-1pm, while the event will also be broadcast live on facebook.com/deenprogress.
The Special Guest of Honour is Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr Noimot Salako-Oyedele, while Guest of Honour include; Prof Rasheed Aderinoye,Omooba Yemisi Shyllon and Mallam Abubakar Mustafa.
Penpushing further reports that, the book is a contemporary Muslim/ Islamic fiction, set in Nigeria, that explores a vast range of themes including, family, friendship, mental health, family dynamics, sexual abuse, repentance, healing and love.
The 18 chapters book in the synopsis look at how far does friendship stretch, adding that when Rekiya and Zaynunah met as teenagers, neither had any inkling this would be the start of a lifelong friendship.
‘That the bond they formed as friends would see them through the best and worst of times. An unlikely alliance, Rekiya is the unacknowledged daughter of one of the richest men in the country, while Zaynunah is the Ibadan raised Hijabi from a more modest background’.
Penpushing also reports that, the synopsis added that, years later, a mutual loss will test the ties that bind them; of friendship, family, and healing, all against the backdrop of Africa’s most populous country.
The author who is a Medical Doctor in the book touched on, trigger warnings; sexual assault, infertility, abandonment and childhood trauma, and visibly muslim women crushing it at life!, while the book will be available in both e-book and paperback to readers
Penpushing reports that, the book can be access on www.linktr.ee/deenprogress with a free chapter available for download from website https://mutiah-badruddeen.com while multiple copies will attract a discount and first 50 pre-orders who signed up on the author website also get a gift.
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