Kalu to deliver OPC’s June 12 lecture


orji_uzor_kaluA former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, will on Wednesday deliver a lecture to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election.

The election, described as the freest and fairest so far in the democratic journey of Nigeria, was won by late business mogul, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola.

It was annulled by the military regime of retired General Ibrahim Babangida.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the election, Kalu will speak on the topic: “20 years after June 12: Options for survival,” at a lecture organized by the Oodua People’s Congress.

The lecture, which holds at Excellence Hotel, Ogba, Lagos State, on June 12 at 11am, according to the National Coordinator of the OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, who is also the Chief Host, will have Kalu as the Guest Speaker and renowned academic, Prof. Akin Oyebode as Chairman.

The Special Guests of Honour for the lecture will be the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji; a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Dame Priscilla Kuye; and the President, Campaign for Democracy/Women Arise, Dr. Joe-Okei-Odumakin.


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