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Dangote, Adenuga, Soyinka to be honoured at book launch

Three eminent Nigerians – foremost industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga; and Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka – are among distinguished citizens to be honoured at the public presentation of a book written by an entrepreneur and public policy analyst, Magnus Onyinbe on May 8.

The public presentation of the book, titled: Leading From the Streets: Media Interventions By A Public Intellectual 1999-2019, will hold at Alliance Francais/Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos.

The merit award, tagged: Leading From The Streets, will be given to deserving individuals and corporate organisations that have touched the lives of Nigerians in profound ways.

It will feature a panel of discussion on the theme: Tinubonomics: What’s Working, What’s Not, Why, and Way Forward.

Other dignitaries to be conferred with the award are: the Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema; a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN); and an ex-military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (retd)

A statement by the organisers said apart from the merit awards, history may be made if the trio of General Yakubu Gowon, Prof. Soyinka, and Mr. Lekan Alabi meet on the same stage for the first time since the end of the Nigerian civil war in 1970