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Tinubu@70: Special Plenary underway today in Lagos Assembly



As part of activities marking the 70th birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Lagos State House of Assembly will any moment from now conduct a special plenary in his honour.
This was contained in an invitation sighted by our reporter.
The theme for the special session is ‘The Youth: Economic Challenges, Democracy and The Future.’
The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa is expected to preside over the plenary.
The 13th edition of Bola Tinubu Colloquium which is slated for tomorrow, 29th March, marking Tinubu’s birthday is to examine emerging global development issues and the importance of good governance for Nigeria to be an influential and respected member of the international community.
The colloquium will take place at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. It will be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chairman. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be the Chief Host.
Professor Olufemi Bamiro, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, the keynote speaker, is expected to engage the central theme, ‘Pivoting Nigeria into the new world order: Imperatives of Good Governance’
A press statement signed by the Chairman of the Media and Publicity sub-committee, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, stated that the colloquium will also feature a panel session where some of Nigeria’s leading technology entrepreneurs will discuss “Technology, Entrepreneurship and the future of work”.
The panel discussion to be moderated by Tomilayo Akanni-Aluko will have Bosun Tijani, Chief Executive Officer of Co-Creation Hub, as the Lead Discussant. Other panelists include Samson Ogbole, Managing Director, Soiless Farms, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, Group Chief Executive, Life Bank, Kikelomo Fola-Ogunniya, Co-founder, Jand2Gidi and Lot Madaki, Chief Executive Officer, Madaki Shoes.
Speaking on the theme of the colloquium and the planning, Omotoso noted that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the man in whose honour the annual event is being organised, is an extraordinary statesman who has committed himself to making Nigeria one of the most prosperous nations.
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