Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, will preside today, 20 January 2022, at the first “Distinguished Public Lecture” of the Faculty of Humanities, Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos.
A statement signed by Professor Tunde Op-Davies (Opeibi), organizer and host, said that “distinguished public lectures are a serious academic tradition designed to contribute our intellectual resources to public debates and national development. We seek to connect “the dress to the city”, build deeper relationships with our community, and improve the relevance of our university to society at large.
Ope-Davies, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Presenter and Director of the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of Lagos, further said that the guest speaker, Professor Ayodeji Olukoju, former Vice Chancellor of the University Caleb and current Pro-Chancellor of the University of Chrisland, Ogun State, would deliver the keynote address on
“Redefining leadership and governance: the quest to build a virile knowledge-based society.”
According to the release, the event would be co-chaired by Ayo Ogunsan, Chairman, Group Executive and Board Member, Lagos State Security Trust Fund.
The chief host, it was also said, is Professor Joseph Afolayan, Vice Chancellor of Anchor University.
Rev. William F. Kumuyi, Owner and Pro-Chancellor of Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos is expected to grace the occasion.
The statement added that the event would be held at 11 a.m. inside the university’s multi-purpose hall.