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Governor Ambode, Oba Akiolu, others attend Lagos History Lecture (Photos)

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Akinwunmi Ambode (Governor of Lagos State)

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, former Minister of Works, Femi Okunnu, Senator Habib Fasinro, on Wednesday, led other prominent people to trace the history of the Lagos State at The Lagos History Lecture, as part of the celebration of Lagos at 50.

The lecture with the theme “LAGOS: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow”, took place at Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island Lagos.

Governor Ambode, at the event, attributed the greatness of the State to its ability to be a melting pot for all cultures, just as he said that the people of the State over the years have distinguished themselves in making others feel at home away from home.  He described the lecture as an opportunity to have an introspection into the past, engage in an objective appraisal of the present and, a realistic prognosis of the future of another 50 years.

The keynote speaker, Professor Hakeem O. Danmole, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, in his lecture, traced the history of Lagos since the inception, saying that it was commendable that the legacy of achievement has been sustained in the State. Danmole said the State must strictly adhere to rules and regulations, adding that for Lagos to reach greater heights, developmental plan must be followed. While calling on the Federal Government to collaborate with the State Government to fast-track development in Lagos.

Photos below:

Akinwunmi Ambode (Governor of Lagos State)
Oba Rilwan Akiolu (Oba of Lagos)
ALHAJI Lateef Femi Okunnu (SAN)
Professor Olumide Dormoreen
Iuyo Herbert (Germany Counsel General), Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa (Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly), Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule (Deputy Governor of Lagos) & Laurent Polonceaux (General Consul France)
Olokun

Cowries

Local Cooking Pot
Grinding Stone
Igunnuko
Eyo Hat

Talking Drum
Zangbeto Statue
Professor Olumide Dormoreen
Iuyo Herbert ( German Consul General) with Laurent Polonceaux (General Consul France )
Evelyn Okere (Publisher St Eve Magazine) with Babatunde Odele Pawpaw
Local Cooking Pot
Mrs Gladys Ndubuisi Kanu,Alhaja Sikirat Abimbola Jakande,Mrs. Modupe Oguntade & Brigadier General Raji Alagbe Rasaki(RTD)
Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson (RTD) with Commodore Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe (RTD)
Lekan Ogunbawo
Akinwunmi Ambode (Governor of Lagos State)
Cross section of the White cap Chiefs
Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson (RTD) with Commodore Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe (RTD)
Mrs Gladys Ndubuisi Kanu,Alhaja Sikirat Abimbola Jakande,Mrs. Modupe Oguntade

 

Chief Olusegun Osoba, sheikh abdul hafeez ,Chief Dr. Mrs. Nike Akande, CON & Kolawole Babalola Jamodu ( CFR served as First Nigerian Finance Director of Paterson Zochonis Group of Companies, (PZ)
Musiliu Smith(former Inspector General of Lagos),Justice Ishola Olorunibe & Alhaji Tinubu
Chief Mrs. Kemi Nelson,Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule (Deputy Governor of Lagos) & Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa (Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly)
Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule (Deputy Governor of Lagos) with Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa (Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly)
Chief Chris Ekwilo JP (President Igbo Coalition in Lagos), Evelyn Okere (Publisher St Eve Magazine) & Babatunde Odele Pawpaw

cross section of the audience
ALHAJI Lateef Femi Okunnu (SAN)

 

Photo credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme 

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