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Oba Sikiru Adetona professorial chair lecture holds tomorrow

By Adelowo Adebumiti
07 July 2019   |   3:26 am
The second Distinguished Governance Lecture of the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair will hold tomorrow July 8, at the OGD Hall, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Toyin Falola, the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities, University of Texas, Austin, United States. Falola, a…

Oba Sikiru Adetona

The second Distinguished Governance Lecture of the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair will hold tomorrow July 8, at the OGD Hall, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State.

The lecture will be delivered by Professor Toyin Falola, the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities, University of Texas, Austin, United States.

Falola, a globally acclaimed author, writer, academic leader and pan Africanist will speak on Governance, Citizenship and the Nigerian State.

The Lecture, which will be chaired by the eminent lawyer, Barrister Olatunji Ayanlaja (SAN), who is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Professorial Chair, is expected to attract a wide circle of scholars, policymakers, civil society activists, university administrators and members of the Board of Trustees of the Professorial Chair.

The Distinguished Lecture Series was inaugurated two years ago to complement the annual Professorial Chair Lecture statutorily delivered by the current occupant of the Chair, Professor Ayo Olukotun, on May 10, the birth date of the donor, Oba Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebu land.