Ekitipanupo Hosts Public Lecture, Book Presentation, Merit Award To Mark 10th Year Anniversary

Ekitipanupo, the preeminent Ekiti sociopolitical group will mark 10th Year Anniversary of existence on May 23rd, 2015 with a Public Lecture, Public Presentation of Ekitipanupo Legacy Book (ELB) and Timelesss Merit Award at Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti at 9:00am.

Emeritus Professor Michael Abiola Omolewa, an Education Historian and President of the 32nd Session of the General Conference of UNESCO will deliver the 2nd Ekitipanupo Public Lecture.

The Chairman of the event tagged with the theme, “REJUVENATION OF EKITI BOND AND VALUES” is the first elected Governor of Ekiti-State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo while Chief Afe Babalola SAN, the Founder of Afe Babalola University is the Special Guest of Honor.

Goodwill message is expected from the Governor of Ekiti State as the Chief Host of Honor while the discussions session on the theme will be moderated by Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, onetime Pro-Chancellor University of Ibadan.

The Legacy Book was packaged by Okan Seye Adetunmbi, the Convener of Ekitipanupo Forum on March 6, 2005. Chief SB Falegan, onetime Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank wrote the Foreword while Prof Niyi Osundare the renowned Poet wrote a blurb for the Preface.

The loaded pictorial legacy book will be reviewed by Prof J. O. Aina of Babcock University and Prof Bolaji Aluko, the Vice-Chancellor Federal University of Otuoke. Chief Segun Oni, onetime Governor of Ekiti-State will unveil the book while Architect Lanre Olayinka, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye, Federal Minister of State, Ministry of Works, Mr Yemi Akeju and Erelu Bisi Fayemi will be the Lead Presenters of the ELB to the public.

Ekitipanupo Forum was formally convened on as an indigenous think-tank and intellectual roundtable. The Forum had been privileged to have Prof Akin Oyebode of Faculty of Law University Lagos and onetime Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University as the pioneer Leader of the august forum.

The Debut of Ekitipanupo Timeless Merit Award has Professor Senator Banji Akintoye, Chief SB Falegan, Dr Mrs Adebimpe Okunade, Chief Afe Babalola and Prof MA Omolewa making the maiden list of Awardees.

All well meaning Ekiti indigenes and their well wishers are cordially invited.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *