UZOMA IBEKWE

Uzoma Ibekwe is a creative writer and spoken word artist born on March 18, 1998. She hails from Abia state and is an Economics graduate of the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

She discovered her gift of poetry in 2016 where she adopted the stage name; “G.M.L” and began to hone her craft within the walls of her Alma Mater; Unilag. She took her poetry public in 2018 and has since graced many events and stages, emerging Winner of Askifa Spoken Word competition 8.0, Winner of Africa Film Capital Spoken Word Competition in 2018, to mention but a few. Her poetry is centered on motivating individuals and tackling socio-economic issues.

She believes enlightenment is the greatest tool for progress and is working towards her dream of effecting large-scale positive societal changes with her words.