Disturbed by the recent spate of bombings in the country, eminent political leaders, frontline activists, accomplished intellectuals and business icons and concerned segments of the Nigerian populace under the aegis of Project Nigeria will converge at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja on Saturday April 14, to discuss the future of Nigeria.
The conveners stressed in a statement signed by Oluwabori Obafemi their media consultant, that the gathering would take the shape of a National Colloquium and public presentation of “Time to Reclaim Nigeria” a compendium of proposals on Nigeria’s current national question written by Chido Onumah, a journalist and human rights activist.
The statement added that notable Nigerians billed to play key roles at the gathering include the former Head of State and presidential candidate of the Congress for Progres-sive Change (CPC) in the April 2011 election, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; for-mer governor of Lagos State and national leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State and Senator David Dafinone, among other em-inent Nigerians.
“Speakers at the colloquium include Ben Nwabueze, Yusuf Maitama Sule, Emeka Anyaoku, Lateef Adegbite, Balarabe Musa, Pat Utomi, Akin Oyebode, Itse Sagay, Olisa Agbakoba,Femi Falana, Fola Adeola, Tunde Bakare, Odia Ofeimun and Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State, amongst others,”the statement said.
It also added that “The special book presentation and colloquium of all pro national conference advocates and stakeholders, which is billed to commence at 10am prompt will also afford Project Nigeria the auspices to circulate “The Save Nigeria Project” handbook edited by Ben Nwabueze, A professor of Law and eminent jurist ”
“Ayo Obe, a prominent lawyer, writer, and activist, will review the book, Time to Reclaim Nigeria, while Babatunde Fashola, governor of Lagos State and his counterpart from Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, will jointly host the historic gathering which will be jointly chaired Elder statesman, Tunji Braithwaite and Junaid Mohammed, a veteran northern politician”