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Enahoro, Jakande, Carrington, Bamidele mark birthdays

By Clifford Ndujihe & Olasunkanmi Akoni
It is a season of birthday celebrations in Lagos.  It started with Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, who turned 76 last week and then Chief Michael Otedola, Third Republic governor of Lagos, who was 84 years on July 16.

Elderstatesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro will be 87 today. His birthday event will hold at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja. Eminent politicians and activists would use the ceremony to x-ray Nigeria at 50 and proffer suggestions on the way forward.

Second Republic Governor of Lagos, Alhaji Lateef Jakande will take his turn on July 23, when he will turn 81.

The next day, July 24, former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington will mount the podium, to mark his 80th birthday.

Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele, will mark his 47th birthday on July 27 at the Eko FM Multipurpose Hall, Ikeja with a  public lecture entitled, Legislating for the Common Good: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives, to be delivered by eminent scholar and legal icon, Prof Itse Sagay, SAN.


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