The Governor of Imo State , Dr. Ikedi Ohakim, will today,Â present three books written by him on contemporary issues in politics and the challenges of transformational leadership.
The books titled, â€œPushing the limits: Daring to lead Imo State ,â€ â€œThe courage to challenge: Vision for a new Nigeria ,â€ and â€œChallenging new frontiers: Vision, power, courage and the struggle to transform Imo State, Nigeria ,â€ will be presented at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The books will be reviewed by a former Minister for External Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, and the Director of Ken Nnamani Foundation, Dr. Sam Amadi.
President Umaru Yarâ€™Adua is expected to be the special guest of honour, while the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammed Saâ€™ad Abubakar III, will chair the occasion.
The Chairman, South East council of traditional rulers, Dr. C.I. Ilomuanya, is the royal father of the day.
Chairman of the Planning Committee, Mr. Pini Jason, in a statement said, â€œa major challenge of contemporary leadership in this part of the world is not only the discipline to think or sometimes, the courage to do things differently.
It is also the ability to tell a success story in a way that others can prove and replicate it. The three volumes by Governor Ohakim are a must read for anyone who wants to beat a path in a forest of daunting odds.â€