By Daniel Njienue, News/Comments, July 10, 2021
PORT HARCOURT-The Afrikanwatch Network Communications annual lecture and award will hold on August 21 in Lagos. According to the Editor-in-Chief of the News outfit, Mark C. Orgu, said that, the theme for this year’s event is 2023: The kind of leaders Nigeria need, our Collective responsibility, which will be delivered by Prof. Solomon Akinboye, a professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Lagos. Panelists at the event will include, Dr. Tunji Abayomi, Dr. Rueben Abati, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, and Dr. Kabiru Adamu. Also, the gathering will be chaired by Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos while Sen. Anthony Adefuye is the father of the day. The event is expected to attract prominent Nigerians across board as 2021 Afrikanwatch Memoir will be unveiled while the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege is expected to deliver a keynote address.
First batch of Afrikanwatch Awardees for this year
1.Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe-Afrikanwatch VC and Man of the Year, 2021
2.Dr. Rueben Abati-Afrikanwatch Media Personality and Analyst of the year-2021
3.Dr. Henry Adimula- Education, oil and gas
4.Dr. (Mrs) Lilian Chibor-Transportation Technology and management
5.Mrs. Olubukola Adebiyi- Philanthropist
6.Okegbue Emmanuel Nzeribe-Leadership
7.Dr. Tunji Abayomi-Lifetime Achievements
8.Dr. Kabiru Adamu-Security
9.Alhaji Kasim Tsa Aduwa-Maritime
10.Comrade Emeka Emmanuel Enwelu-Custom and license
- Samuel Taiwo Brown, UK-Nation building, education and leadership
AFRIKANWATCH NATIONAL GRAND MENTOR Conferment
- Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege
- Prof. Solomon Akinboye
- Engr. Femi Omokungbe
- Amb. Dr. Solomon E.O David.
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