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October 1, 2017

Ajasin Foundation holds two-day memorial conference

The 20th memorial anniversary of the late civilian governor of old Ondo State (made up now of Ondo and Ekiti states) and erstwhile National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) leader, Pa Michael Adekunle Ajasin, comes up between Tuesday, 2nd October and Wednesday, 3rd October, 2017 at the Olusegun Aganga Hall, International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. Time is 10.00 am daily.

A statement signed by Mrs. Jumoke Anifowose (nee Ajasin), Secretary of the Ajasin Foundation, said the two-day event would be held by the Foundation in conjunction with the Department of Arts and Social Science Education, University of Ibadan; and the Department of Arts Education, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo state.

The theme of the conference is “Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin: A teacher and a statesman”. The lecture will be delivered by erudite professor of History, Banji Akintoye, while lead papers and paper presentations will be done by other eminent scholars on Day 2 of the conference, which will be chaired by the Vice-chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.