The 5th Babatunde Oduyoye Birthday Lecture will hold tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 with the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi II and the Olubadan of Ibadan, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, billed to be the Royal Father and Host Royal Father of the Day respectively.
The lecture, an annual colloquium on topical national issues regarding the development and growth of Nigeria, is scheduled to hold at the Banquet Hall of the Premier Hotel, Ibadan by 11 a.m.
With the theme “imperatives of Nigeria’s survival and development,” political scientist and director, University of Ibadan’s Centre for Distance Learning, Professor Bayo Okunade will be the guest lecturer, while the chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, Dr Deji Omole and a former Special Adviser on Media to Enugu and Oyo states governors, Dr Festus Adedayo, are discussants.
Renowned Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, will chair the event. Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Dimeji Bankole will be the Special Guest of Honour.