Sneak-peak on ENOBONG ETUK
Growing up with a book collector Dad who authored as well as published books and journals, Enobong Etuk had access to books and had a lot of childhood fantasies.
Although she had a bias for science and completed two degrees from the University of Calabar ~ Chemistry, Environmental pollution and geo – chemistry, Enobong went into personal development and this changed her perspectives.
Her book selling business started from her handbag and eventually she bought her first car and turned the boot of her car into her shop, expanding the business to her living room when she got married.
Enobong acquired her first store – BOLDOZ Bookstore in Eket on April 17, 2006 and 8 years later in April 2014, opened the Uyo BOLDOZ bookstore.
A Cherrie Blaire Road – to – Growth training for women exposed Enobong Etuk to the need to build values around her business and the idea of a book club emerged with her taking the necessary consistent actions required for starting the BOLDOZ Bookclub.
From the first Bookclub meeting which had 25 members in attendance, the BOLDOZ Bookclub has grown with members reading more than 40 books, while bestselling Authors have been hosted physically and virtually.
Challenges of piracy and decline in reading attributed to parents not buying books not withstanding, the book Diva advocates for every home to have a reading space and a library while TV time should be regulated.
NAWOJ celebrates Enobong Books Etuk for deliberately and consistently providing a platform for Authors and their readers to interact through book events and monthly engagements.
Enobong Etuk is the Author of “World Search Puzzle Nigeria“ ~ the first indigenous words search about Nigeria.