Ofeimun, Denja, Maiwada, Others Storm Ekiti ANA For Fayemi's Investiture
... As Association Holds Convention, Hosts SWANA
The ancient city of Ado Ekiti will go agog between Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 August as leaders of the Association of Nigerian Authors will converge to perform the investiture of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the Grand Patron of the chapter during the State convention.
The National President, Mallam Denja Abdullahi is expected to flag off the convention while the famous poet, Mr Odia Ofeimun will give a Key note address on the first day during which Dr Fayemi will be made the association's Grand Patron in Ekiti.
A release signed by the State Chairman, Akogun Tai Oguntayo and Assistant Secretary, Miss Toyin Bade Afuye indicated that on the first day, Ofeimun who was the former national president of the association will talk on a topic: "ANA YESTERDAY, TODSY & TOMORROW".
On the second day, the wife of the Governor who is also an author, Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi will be the Guest Speaker to talk on: "THE ROLE OF AUTHORS AS NATION BUILDERS " A leader of the union, Barr Ahmed Maiwada will be the Guest of Honour as well as the Anniversary Guest Reader.
Apart from hosting the South West ANA (SWANA) leaders on Thursday 15th August, there are other side attractions at the august occasion. A press release by the State chapter goes thus:
RESOLUTIONS OF EKITI ANA SEC MEETING HELD ON JULY 28, 2019 IN ADO EKITI
(1). That the investiture of the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the GRAND PATRON of Ekiti State Chapter of ANA shall come up during the Flag Off of Ekiti State Convention on August 14, 2019 in Ado Ekiti at AB Hotel along Housing Road, Ado Ekiti
(2). That Ekiti State ANA Convention shall be flagged off by the National President, Mallam Denja Abdullahi while the former ANA President, Mr Odia Ofeimu has gladly accepted to deliver a Keynote Address titled: "ANA YESTERDAY, TODAY & TOMORROW " on Wednesday 14 August 2019.
(3). That the South West ANA leaders (SWANA) shall be hosted during the convention on Thursday 15th Aug, 2019 at AB Hotel, along Housing Estate, Ado Ekiti
(4). That the election into the State Executive Council of ANA will hold before the cocktail party on Thursday 14 Aug 2019 at AB Hotel, along Housing Road, Ado Ekiti.
(5). That the Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi will be our Guest Speaker to talk on: "THE ROLE OF AN AUTHOR IN NATION BUILDING" while a prominent ANA leader, Barr Ahmed Maiwada will be our Special Guest of Honour @ the Dinner on Thursday 15 August, 2019 at AB Hotel, along Housing Road, Ado Ekiti
Wishing our esteemed members a happy Convention celebration