Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accepted the request of the Management of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) to serve as Chairman at a two day National Conference to be organized by the Institute.

The Executive Secretary of NICO, Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma was at the former Presidents hilltop residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital last week to formally request Obasanjo’s presence at the Conference and to further act as Chairman of Occasion.

Ayakoroma  at the visit briefed the former President on the activities of the Institute with particular emphasis on the conference which has as theme: “Culture, Peace and National Security in Nigeria: The Role of Local Government Chairmen and Traditional Rulers.

Obasanjo in his response accepted to grace the occasion and also act as chairman at the conference which is designed to sensitize Local Government Administrators and Traditional Rulers  about their roles especially on the culture of security.

The conference is scheduled to hold on May 7th-8th, 2012 at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

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