The umbrella body of hundreds of youth and students’ organisations within and outside Nigeria, Coalition for a Better Nigeria, will hold the third edition of its national discourse on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, in Abuja.
A statement issued on Tuesday by the National Coordinator, Coalition for Better Nigeria, Comrade Awa Bamiji, said the event will take place at the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APC PCC) headquarters, opposite Bank of Industry, Wuse, Abuja, by 11am.
According to him, speakers at the national discourse, titled: “Think Lagos Security, Economy, Human Capacity Development: Vote Tinubu, secure future, do otherwise, embrace failure,” are Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje (North) and Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu (South), executive governors of Kano and Lagos States, respectively.
“The event would be chaired by Mallam Nasir El-Rufai while Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu and Mr Simon Lalong, the APC National Chairman and Director General, Bola Tinubu/Kashim Shettima Presidential Campaign Council respectively are the hosts. The Chief Host is President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.
“Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the Special Guest of Honour while Guests of Honour are all members of the Progressive Governors’ Forum and all APC presidential aspirants.
“Fathers of the day are all the former governors and close lieutenants of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, including Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola. Mothers of the day are Dr (Mrs) Aisha Buhari, wife of the president; Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo; Senator Remi Tinubu, and Hajia Nana Shettima, wife of the APC vice presidential candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima,” he said.
Awa added that the APC presidential candidate, Tinubu, would be awarded as the Grand Commander of African Politics and also unveiled as life patron of civil society communities in Africa.
He further stated that the occasion would be used to celebrate the 30 years anniversary of the annulment of the June 12,1993, presidential election.
Awa noted that only 1000 people would be allowed at the venue, adding that other people across the globe can watch the programme live on TVC.
“World Class entertainment of different kinds and maximum security is guaranteed.
“Arrival: Monday, 13th February, 2023.
“National Discourse: Tuesday, 14th February, 2023
“Departure: Wednesday 15th February, 2023,” he added.