Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo is scheduled to launch a book entitled, ‘The President Explains’ containing the memoirs of his civilian administration from 1999 to 2007.
The event is scheduled to take place at the Presidential Library in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
According to a statement released by the Public Presentation Committee, the book will be launched by top government officials and business moguls.
The statement informs that business mogul, Chief Sunny Odogwu will chair the ocassion, while Governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, will serve as the Principal presenter, who will also be supported by all state governors. Keynote speaker is the Bayelsa state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, who will be reflecting on the topic:Advancing the cause of national unity —The Obasanjo Legacy.
Oba Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of Ugboland will be the royal presenter. Former Information Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili, will be the book reviewer. Eminent businessmen Dr Mike Adenuga, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chief Afe Babalola, Oba Otudeko, Alao Arisekola, Michael Ade Ojo, Dahiru Mangal, Femi Otedola, Chidi Anyaegbu, among others, are slated as launchers of the book.
”The book, The President Explains, is a unique compedium being the first time the policies and programmes of a government are in print and as narrated by the head of the government. It is a celebration of statesmanship and an essential part of our national history”, the statement noted.