Buhari in Lagos for Bola Tinubu Birthday Colloquium

Posted by News Express | 29 March 2018 | 1,307 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Lagos today, Thursday, March 29, 2018,  to chair the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium put together in celebration of the 66th birthday of the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

 

The colloquium with the theme “Investing in People” is slated to hold at Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. 

During his two-day visit to Lagos, President Buhari will, among other things, perform the official flag-off ceremony for the Lekki Port Project and inaugurate the Ikeja Bus Terminal. The President will be treated to a special dinner later on Thursday by the Lagos State Government. 

According to the agenda of the Bola Tinubu Colloquium made available by Tinubu Media Office on Wednesday in Lagos, the ceremony will open with a stage play titled “iOpen Eye” and a multimedia presentation of the history of the colloquium, which began in 2008.

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi will welcome guest to the event before President Buhari will be invited to present his opening remarks.

Under the theme “Investing in People,” there will be multimedia presentation on subjects like the Federal Government Social Investment Programme to be given by the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, and National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) by the National Coordinator of the programme, Mrs. Abimbola Adesanmi, and Food Vendor, Rosemary John Ignatius.

A school pupil and beneficiary of the NHGSFP, Muhammad Anaslshaq, will present a poem in honour of Asiwaju Tinubu.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede will give a presentation on N Power programme and job creation while the N Power – The Technology Story will be given by the Chief Solutions Architect, Softcom Limited, Omoseinde Olabayo.

Also, the North East Makeathon presentation will be led by the Special Assistant to the Vice President on Internally Displaced Persons, Brimah Mohammed while the presentation on the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, ‘Market Moni’ will be given by the Executive Director, Bank of Industry and Coordinator, Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, Mrs. Constance Lewechukwu.

Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment will speak on the National Cash Transfer Programme.  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will then be invited to make a presentation on ‘Tying the Knots,’ Linking the Philosophy to Governance and Commitment.

The Bola Tinubu Documentary will later be unfolded.

 


Source: News Express

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