The former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is to deliver lecture at the 5th coronation anniversary of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, an event scheduled to hold Friday November 27,2020.
Penpushing reports that, Chairman of the Planning Committee, Prince Ademakinwa Adereti made this known after the committee courtesy visit to Obasanjo at his Penthouse located within the premises of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta.
The committee boss accompanied by other members which include; Bimbo Alagbe, Babatunde Oyewole and Anniversary Committee Project Manager, Princess Olabisi Kayode-Adedeji, said the former President had agreed to deliver lecture at the one day event.
Penpushing further reports that, Adereti said the theme of the lecture is “Five years of a quintessential Royal eagle on the Throne: Setting the pace for one Source, one Culture and one Race”, adding that it will take place at Premier hotel, Ibadan, Oyo State Capital
‘Our father and former President Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo has accepted to deliver the keynote address at the lecture organised for the celebration of the 5th anniversary of Ooni of Ife’s coronation’, he said.
‘The planning committee was on visit to brief the former President on the level of preparation for the event schedule to take place at the prestigious Premier Hotel, Ibadan on Friday November 27, 2020 at 11am prompt, and he has agreed to deliver speech’, Adereti said.
Penpushing also reports that, the committee chairman disclosed that other dignitaries expected at the event having consented include Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, all the Governors of the South-West States of Nigeria.
The chairman disclosed that others are: Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Olubadan of Ibadanland, Etsu Nupe, Sultan of Sokoto, many Captains of industry among others who have been contacted and have expressed their willingness to be live at the event.
Penpushing reports that, Adereti explained that the one day event is a two-in-one programme having a lecture in the morning at 11am and a banquet in the evening at 6pm, stressing, “all roads lead to Premier hotel, Ibadan on 27 November where Arole Oduduwa will be celebrated on the occasion of his 5th Coronation anniversary”
.The Ooni of Ife has,however appointed Penpushing as Media partner for his 5th coronation anniversary adding that the appointment followed the track records of the organization as a medium for authentic news coverage across the globe.
Penpushing reports that the letter titled, ’Appointment as Official Media Partner’, dated October 30, 2020 explained that the approval followed a decision reached at the planning committee strategy meeting held on Wednesday October 28, 2020 at its project office, Heritage Suite, Premier Hotel Towers, Mokola Ibadan.
‘We write to convey the appointment of your organization as Official Media Partner as directed by the committee, following a decision reached at its Strategy meeting held on Wednesday October 28, 2020 at its project office, Heritage Suite, Premier Hotel Towers, Mokola Ibadan’, the letter said.
‘The Oonirsa 5th Coronation Anniversary Project Committee has approved the appointment of PENPUSHING MEDIA as the Official Media Partner for the anniversary following the track records of the organization as a medium for authentic news with zero record for fake news’,the appointment letter emphasised.