By Daniel Njienue, September 5, 2020, News/Comments
LAGOS-As the Nigerian Senate pushes for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution, and make some alteration to suit the yearning of most Nigerians, Afrikanwatch Network joined in this gesture and therefore call on Nigerians to support the move, as it prepares for her 2020 Lecture and Award which will hold on October 10, 2020, under the distinguished Chairmanship of Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN. The event is slated to take place at the Emmanuel Unachukwu Hall, Alumni Association Complex, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos with the theme: 1999 Constitution and the Economy; what hope for the Nigerian people.
This was according to the Publisher /Editor-in-Chief, Mark C. Orgu. The Media outfit in a press release noted that a short analysis of this year’s theme will be given by Prof. Timothy Atte, a renowned lawyer while discussants will include: Prof. Solomon Akinboye, A professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Lagos, Col. (Barr) Abayomi Dare retd, former legal Director of the Nigerian Army, Sen. Femi Okurounmu and Chief (Dr) Nzeribe Okegbue JP. The event would be held in a strict adherence to the NCDC guidelines.
“However, Awardees are, Prince Lateef Fagbemi SAN, Prof. Solomon Akinboye, former Dean of SPGS, UNILAG, Dr. Samuel O. Ossai, Commissioner, DESOPADEC, Chief (Dr) Sunday Ovba, Former President, Hoteliers Association of Nigeria, Lagos chapter. Sen. Florence Ita-Giwa, HRH, Oba (Barr) Rufus Olarewaju Ajayi, JP, Engr. William Metieh, Senior Technical Adviser to the Presidential Taskforce on Power, Engr. Enebi Shaibu Onuchayo, Deputy Director, Inspection and Compliance, Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON). Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko, Vice President of NAGAF, and Prof. Andrew Obafemi, Professorial Chair and Director for Centre for disaster risk Management, University of Port Harcourt. At the event, the 2020 Afrikanwatch Memoir will launched.
In the same vein, Chief (Dr) Nzeribe Okegbue JP, Rev. Fr. (Prof) Anthony Kanu (OSA) (Rector, Villanova), Col. (Barr) Yomi Dare retd, Dr. Ademola Azeez .(Provost, FCE, Technical Akoka, Prof. Timothy Atte, a Consultant on Defense, Security and International Law and Military Justice Jurisprudence and, Tunde Ladipo (Assistant Controller-General, Nigerian Correctional Service) will be conferment with Afrikanwatch Lifetime Grand National Mentor (ALGNM)”
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