Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on January 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an official has said.
Abubakar Gambo, the Managing Director of the Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, said this in a statement in Kaduna on Thursday.
Mr Gambo said that the lecture tagged “Reviving the Northern Traditional Institutions: Imperative for Peace and Security in Northern Nigeria”, would hold under the chairmanship of Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau.
“The annual lecture usually serves as a forum where experts, analysts, policymakers and stakeholders converge to discuss topical issues and proffer solutions to them,” he said.
Mr Gambo added that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State was expected to serve as the Chief Host at the event slated for the Coronation Hall of the Kano State Government House, Kano.
He said that dignitaries expected at the event included the Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage who would serve as the Guest Speaker at the event.
“Other eminent Nigerians who will discuss and proffer solutions on the theme include:
Justice Ishaq Bello, former Chief Justice of the FCT, Prof. Nancy Aybe, former Vice Chancellor University of Makurdi, and Prof. Usman Abubakar of the Department of Local Government and Development Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,” he said.