Dosunmu 70th birthday lecture holds Friday
As part of activities to honour HRH Erelu Abiola Dosunmu, Erelu Kuti IV of Lagos, on her 70th birthday and her 43rd year as the Erelu of Lagos, a lecture has been scheduled to hold on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island Extension, Lagos.
On Sunday, July 30, 2017, there would be a Nite of Songs of Praise and Thanksgiving by 6:00 pm at the Terakulture Arena, Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Guest Speaker is Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) as well as a one-time Foreign Affairs Minister. He is also the Chairman and Founder of Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development.
The theme of the lecture, “Threats to peace and security around the globe given the present state of the world’s insecurity,” is particularly challenging for Africa and is further complicated in Nigeria by the ongoing economic recession, exacerbated by dwindling crude oil earnings and falling commodity prices which have served to make Nigeria’s difficulties grow in complexity and intensity.
Besides, it is expected that the guest lecturer and other contributors will situate the good news of the successful developmental experiences of other countries within the context of possible solutions, including how to make Nigeria, and indeed Africa, part of the solution rather than the problem to global peace, security and development.
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