Prominent progressives in Nigeria are scheduled to attend the 19th Bola Ige Memorial Symposium holding this week in Lagos.
The Executive President of the Bola Ige Centre for Justice, Comrade AWA Bamiji, in a statement noted that “every arrangement has been concluded by the Bola Ige Centre for Justice to stage the 19th year Bola Ige memorial Syposium on Thursday 17th December, 2020, at Osun Hall, Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State, by 11am prompt, with Parcitipants, majorly Youth and Student Leaders drawn from the 6 Geopolitical Regions of Nigeria.”
According to the organisers, “The Topic “19th Year after Bola Ige: Assessment of Security Situation in Nigeria”, will be discussed by Mr. Ade Ajakaiye, former AIG Zone 6, Calabar, who doubles as Ex-ADC to Chief Bola Ige, alongside Comrade Mashood Erubami, Convener, Voters’ Assembly, under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Senator Biyi Durojaiye, a Prominent June 12 Activist from Ogun State, while we look forward to receiving Prof Wole Soyinka as our Distinguished Guest of Honour.”
The Chief Host is Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State while “the National Leader of All Progressives’ Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is the Special Guest of Honour while Guest of Honour is Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State.
“Father and Mother of the day are Prince Tajudeen Olusi, Chairman, Governor’s Advisory Council of APC, Lagos State, and a renowned female Professor, (Mrs) Bolanle Awe.
“Principal Hosts are very close Associates and Friends of Chief Bola Ige
“The Late Minister of Justice and former Anthony General of the Federation’s Children, Mrs Funso Adegbola and Arc Muyiwa Ige are the Hosts for the Occasion.
“The critical Stakeholders in the Nigerian security architect have equally been invited for us to find a lasting solution to the Security Situation in Nigeria, once and for all.
“The lecture will be held with strict adherence to the COVID – 19 Protocols, which implies “No face mask, no entry”, to start with”, Comrade Bamiji said in a statement.