Freedom Online fifth lecture attracts political big wigs

The fifth yearly lecture of Freedom Online, one of Nigeria’s fastest-growing online newspapers, will hold on July 18 in Lagos.

Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief, Gabriel Akinadewo said former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Gbenga Daniel will be the Chairman while Chief Olabode George will be the Special Guest of Honour.

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State is the Special Guest Speaker while Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State is the Special Keynote Speaker. Theme of the lecture is ‘2023 – 2027: Nigerians, elected leaders and expectations’.

Also expected are former Police Affairs Minister, Navy Captain Omoniyi Olubolade (rtd); former Managing Director of Daily Times, Chief Tola Adeniyi; distinguished scholar, Professor Akin Onigbinde; the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams; presidency officials and others.
While the venue is Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mr. Eze Anaba, and President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers Maureen Chigbo, are Chief Hosts

The lecture is an annue platform for captains of industry, media chiefs, politicians and professionals to reflect on national issues and propose objective course of action. We have always been forthright on matters of Nigeria’s progress and future.

“Since the first edition of our annual lecture, we have been inspired by the commitment of our guests and Nigerians in the quest for a better country through advocacy.

“We believe this time around, the same zeal will be deployed to ensuring that Nigeria takes its rightful place in the comity of nations.

“Since the ‘change of guard’ at the federal level and in some states on May 29, Nigerians have been yearning for a positive change. Various speakers will use the platform to ventilate their plans for the people, from federal to state and council levels”, Akinadewo explained.

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