The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III are among the eminent personalities expected at the public presentation of a book in honour of an Emeritus Professor of Political Science, John A. A. Ayoade on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Ibadan.
Other dignitaries also expected at the occasion, scheduled for the Conference Room of the National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan at 12 noon, include the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, his Ogun and Osun State counterparts, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
Also expected to grace the book launch are the Timi of Ede, Oba Munirudeen Lawal and the Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola.
The book entitled “The Legislature and Governance in Nigeria’’ and edited by Dr. Emmanuel Olugbade Ojo, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin and Dr. J. Shola Omotola of the Redeemers’ University Ogun State is a festschrift in honour of the emeritus professor who turns 72 on November 12, 2014.
A statement issued in Ibadan at the week-end by Dr. Ojo, who is currently the Special Adviser to the Governor of Oyo State on Political Matters, named Mr. Yinka Fabowale, the South-West Regional Editor of The Sun Newspapers, as the reviewer of the book.