Wednesday, 16 September 2015

OBJ, Soyinka, CYC chair, others for honours in Abuja

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka and Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) Dr. Ahmed Adamu are among 90 inspiring personalities to be honoured in Abuja next week.

Music star Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face Idibia is also on the list.
Their profiles are published in the Nigeria’s edition of the book series titled “Those Who Inspire”.
A statement by the publishers said “the book portrays 90 Nigerians from all walks of life across all of Nigeria” as well as “promotes the values of citizenship, community partnership and mentoring.”
It “highlights the advice, experience and wisdom of Nigerian nationals who have achieved their dreams, simultaneously adding value to the community and are mentors or in the process of becoming mentors,” it said.

It is the third volume in the Those Who Inspire Collection for launch on September 17.
“During the launch, young members of ‘Those Who Inspire: Nigeria’ such as Zuriel Oduwole will address the audience and receive a donation of 100 books from a Mentor. Zuriel will in turn donate those books to students during her visit to a few schools in Abuja the following day,” the statement said.
The publishers, Those Who Inspire Ltd said in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Education, 13, 000 books will be donated to Nigerian youth after the launch event.

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