By Ibrahim Sheriff
Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’, the Emir of Ilorin Dr. Ibrahim Zulu Gambari (CFR), former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi, Kwara Central Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe, Kwara North Senator Sadiq Umar and Member representing Ilorin East/South Federal Constituency, AbdulGaniyu Cook Olododo among other creme de la creme billed to attend the public presentation of Lanrey Osho’s book, titled “Frantic Views of An Accidental Vendor.
The author, Lanrey Osho disclosed this In a statement made available to Journalists in Ilorin, on Monday.
Comrade Lanrey Osho, the author of the book is a statistician turned newspaper vendor with three newspaper joints in Ilorin, Kwara state Nigeria. He is also the Deputy Coordinator of the popular anti corruption CSO in Kwara state, Elites Network For Sustainable Development (ENetSUD).
In the book, he brought his experience as an accidental vendor, columnist and anti-curruption crusader to bare in analyzing various historical trends in Kwara political economy.
Osho said “there is much to read from the book, as it encapsulates every walks of life. There is no doubt that the book which was reviewed by an academia
Hajia Usamatu Abdulkafeel will be invaluable to lovers of history, economist politician’s, students, educators and security expert as it exemplified the role and effects of the reading.”
The book launch which holds Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 at the Nigerian Bar Association Hall Beside kwara State High Court in Ilorin has as Chief Guest of Honor, Governor AbdulRazaq, of Kwara State, while His Royal Highness , the Emir of Ilorin , Dr. Ibrahim Zulu Gambari and Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi are expected to be Royal fathers of the day.
The event, which will be chaired by Engr. Sunday Babalola will host Senator Bukola Saraki, Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe and Senator Sadiq Umar as special guests of honour, while Speaker of 8th Kwara state House off Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ali Ahmed, Hon. Cook Olododo, Hon. Fatai Ajidagba, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi and Alhaji OBa Ajikobi as chief launchers.
Co-Launchers of the book includes, Engr Kale Kawu, Ambassador Yahaya Seriki, Dr. Adeniyi Aremu, Alhaji Sheriff Sagaya, Alhaji Abdulateef AbdulRauf, Engr Tajudeen Eleku, Alhaji Moshood Mustapha, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim,Hon, Raheem Tunji Olawuyi (Ajulo-Opin), Dr Ghali-Alaaya,Dr Adetunji Rahman, Alhaji Abdulganeey Saad, Alhaji Yaqub Abdulrasaq (Yarab) ,Dr Ayo Obisesan, Ambassador Tajudeen Oleshin, Comrade Ahmed Qudus and Ambassador zakari funsho yusuf.
It also have, Rt. Hon Salihu Danladi, Rt. Hon. Raphael Adetiba, Hon. Saheed Popoola, Hon Femi Yusuf, Prof Mustapha Akanbi, Comrade Mumeen Onagun, Hon Sulaimon Tejidini, Comrade Musbau Esinrojungo, Engr Yinka Otukoko, Dr Lawal Olohungbebe, Barr Abdulganiy Bello, Alhaji Toyin Okoloba,and Hon Jamiu Olayinka as the guest of honour, while comrade Issa Aremu is the guest speaker of the day.
Others billed to grace the event include, Alhaji Dauda Alaya, Alhaji Jagumo Muhammad uthman,Mr Muhammed brimah and John Adegboye.