Welcome address of the national librarian/chief executive officer, professor Chinwe Veronica Anunobi at the flag-off of the annual readership promotion campaign holding at the ministerial conference room of the federal military of education

The objectives of the campaign are to encourage reading amongst Nigerians by way of promoting the availability of good reading materials to Nigerians and collectively seeking solutions to address identified obstacles to reading culture Nigeria. The campaign is designed to capture all the Thirty Six (36) States of the Federation including the federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja with a focus on making donation of books and other reading materials to primary and secondary schools. In the past, readership promotion campaign was being carried out by visiting places such as Internally displaced persons {IDPS) camps, visits to the Nigerian correctional centers as well as the hospitals and motor parks.