Okediran Chairs Fayemi's Investiture As Ekiti ANA Patron ... As Odia, Maiwada, Bisi Fayemi Deliver Talks
Former National President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Dr Wale Okediran will, on Wednesday chair the investiture of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the Grand Patron of the Association in the State.
The event which take place in the ancient city of Ado Ekiti will make leaders of the Association to converge for Ekiti State convention which will be flagged off by the National President, Mallam Denja Adullahi.
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 such as cocktail party and stage performance by the Ekiti State Cultural Troupe and the Dance Troupe of Ekiti State University.
The association is also planning to give award to prominent citizens and and corporate organizations in theq State. Some of them are: Speaker of Ekiti State, Rt Hon Funminiyi Afuye, a leader of ANA, Barr Ahmed Maiwada, Chief of Staff to the Governor of Ekiti State, Hon Abiodun Omoleye. Others are Dr Chris Omotosho, Dr Solomon Iguanre, Hon Adumo Rufus, Proprietor of Providence Group of Schools, Chief Olufemi Ojo. In the Corporate awards we have Portofino Eatry and Shepard Group of Schools in Ado Ekiti