Eminent constitutional lawyer Prof. Akin Oyebode is billed to deliver a lecture on Monday, February 19, 2018, to mark the first anniversary of Ondo State governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) in office.
The anniversary lecture is to be chaired by a former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Alani Akinrinade.
It will be recalled that Akeredolu was sworn in as the governor of Ondo State on February 24, 2017.
The governor is marking his first anniversary in office with a lot of activities, starting with the public lecture entitled: “Re-thinking the Nigerian nationhood – issues and challenges.”
According to the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Segun Ajiboye, the governor will use the one-week anniversary to commission the projects he has executed, as well as flag-off new ones across the three sensational districts of the state.
Besides the lecture that will be delivered on Monday morning by Prof. Oyebode, Governor Akeredolu will commission stands and table tennis court courts at the Akure township stadium. There will also be novelty football matches the state executive and legislative members and the state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress for the entertainment of guests.
On Tuesday February 20 and Wednesday 21, 2018, Akeredolu will commission projects in Ondo South and Ondo Central senatorial districts as well flag-off the execution of new ones.
Ondo North Senatorial District will host Akeredolu on Thursday February 22, 2017 as the governor will inaugurate many infrastructural facilities such as roads for the benefit of the people of the state.
Lined up for inauguration on Friday, February 23, 2018 are Technology Hub at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and Weewood empowerment programme, after which a Jumat Service will hold at the Central Mosque, Akure. This will be followed by Choral and Virtual Pipe Organ concert at St Patrick’s Anglican Church, Owo.
On Saturday February 24, 2018, there will be a unification rally at the MKO Abiola Democracy Park, Akure, and media chat with newsmen the Ondo State Rediovision Corporation (OSRC), Akure.