- To immotalise Prof. Ezenwa-Ohaeto’s literary legacy: creative writer, critic and essayist.
- To provide the fora for the discussion of his works as factors in the development of African literature and aesthetics.
- To provide community library facilities and revitalize reading culture in our society.
- To support the growth of research in both indigenous and foreign literatures.
- To provide outlet for young writers as well as create the fora for discussion of literary business.
- To sensitise the larger society to the value of creative writing and the scribal arts.
- To advance the development of culture as a living and livable environment.
To create a foremost forum for creative writing, research, reading, mentoring, discourse and study that will attract the best brains in Africa and foreign literature for prodigious engagement.