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Indigenes plan summit on socio-cultural development of Lagos   

By Mohammed Yakubu
12 October 2021   |   3:24 am
Indigenes of Lagos have concluded plans for a summit to address pertinent issues concerning the socio-cultural development of the state.

Indigenes of Lagos have concluded plans for a summit to address pertinent issues concerning the socio-cultural development of the state.
 
The summit tagged, Ibile Eko summit 2021,  billed for October 30, 2021 is to reawaken Lagosians’  interests in their filial and historical heritage.
 
Chairman of Ibile Eko Summit group, Prince Adelani Adeniji-Adele, in a statement, said students of Lagos State origin are expected to attend the programme, themed: “Strategic planning of socio-cultural development of Lagos State and Regional Agenda: An Indigenous Perspective.”
 
He stressed that Prof. Adle Jinadu, will deliver the keynote address, while Pro-Chancellor, Caleb University, Prof Fola Tayo, a former Attorney- General of  Lagos State, Mr. Olasupo Shasore (SAN) and Dr. Olawale Lawal of Lagos State University would speak on the topic.
 


According to him, Ibile Eko Summit 2021, would be an assessment of Lagos state and its indigenes and would provide the tools and strategies on how to redefine the Lagos agenda for a better Ibile.
 
The programme, he said, will be held at the Eko Club, Surulere, Lagos, from 10:00a.m. prompt and would be streamed live on social media via Zoom to thousands of Lagos State indigene and interested viewers across the globe.
 
The Ibile Summit Group is an indigenous organisation of passionate Lagosians drawn from across the five Ibile divisions of the state, who are majorly concerned with the development and sustenance of their collective heritage as indigenes of Lagos State and will engender discourse for the glory of a better Ibile.