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Ekweremadu, Gemade for book launch




THE Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu will today be the Special Guest of Honour and the Senator representing Benue Northeast senatorial zone, Chief Barnabas Gemade the chairman at the unveiling of a book entitled Fragrance of Diversity: Anthology of Nigerian Names at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

The FCT Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed is the chief host with one of his predecessors, Alhaji Mohammed Abba Gana as the Father of the Day.

The 352-page book, written by Nosike Ogbuenyi, the Special Assistant on Media to the FCT Minister, covers about 10,000 Nigerian names and their meanings. It is also has chapters containing thread names, words and other related matters.

According to a statement by the Chairman of the National Organising Committee for the Presentation and a National Trustee of Unity and Tolerance Initiative, Gbenga Onayiga, issues relating to unity, understanding, tolerance, harmony and peaceful co-existence would be on the front burner , adding that the book was written to promote peace, unity, understanding, harmony and tolerance among all Nigerians irrespective of our diversity.

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