Enahoro

Eminent Nigerians will storm the Banquet Hall, Lagos Airport Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria today to celebrate the life and achievement of elder statesman, Pa Anthony Enahoro who clocks 87 years today.

As at the time of filing this report, expected at the venue were Governors Ibrahim Shekarau of Kano State and Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State. Also expected were former Biafran warlord, Odumegwu Ojukwu; former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, Chief Edward Clark, Chief Olu Falae, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Ambbassador Segun Olusola and other eminent statesmen and party leaders.

The event is put together by the Action Group of Nigeria, AGN.


According to the organisers, the event was the first to commemorate the 87th birthday of Enahoro.

At the event, eminent Nigerians are expected to honour Enahoro who was the man who moved the motion for Nigeria’s Independence.

The group’s spokesman, Olawale Okunniyi, said the series of national stakeholders’ colloquium is designed to scrutinise the state of Nigerian nationhood during its golden jubilee , while eliciting profound mind rubbing on issues key to the consolidation of the country’s nascent democracy

At the event, issues affecting the 2011 elections will be discussed and whether the zoning system was a good option for Nigeria.