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Anyaoku to chair Ondo anniversary symposium



Emeka Anyaoku

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku has been named chairman of a symposium being organised by the Ondo state government as part of activities marking the 7th anniversary of the Dr Olusegun Mimiko administration and 40th anniversary of the creation of the state.
Also, Senators Ben Murray Bruce and Shehu Sanni, former Information Minister, Labaran Maku, Afenifere Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin and woman activist, Yodama Bukar Mandara have been named as discussants at the symposium with the theme: Containing Nigeria’s Centrifugal Forces. 

Addressing newsmen in Akure yesterday, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade  said the symposium is  scheduled for The Dome, in the state capital, Akure, on the 24th of this month.

He said activities marking the on-going anniversary, which kicked off penultimate Monday, have so far been successful, adding that the photo exhibition, which held earlier as part of the event was of great historical value.

He explained that people took advantage of the exhibition to familiarise themselves with details of some past historical events in the state.

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