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Edo: Gov. Obaseki To Hold 80th Birthday Reception For Oyegun On Monday - TheCityPulseNews.com
The Edo state government is set to hold a reception in honour of the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie Oyegun in Benin on Monday to mark his 80th birthday, organisers of the birthday activities have said. Chairman of the organising Committee and Political Adviser to the former APC Chairman, Chief Ray Murphy said in a statement that the reception is part of activities lined up for the week-long celebration which started on Saturday with a golf tournament in Benin. Murphy said the activities for the birthday celebration will be rounded up with a public lecture scheduled for the International Conference Centre, Abuja on Saturday, August 17. He disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari, state governors across political divide, associates both in the civil service and political associates are expected to attend the public lecture. He said “I can tell you on good authority that President Buhari will personally grace the event. The state governors across party divide have equally indicated interest to celebrate a quintessential politician like Oyegun. READ MORE: Lassa Fever Hits Lagos - LUTH. Must Read To Know The Symptoms.“It is going to be the gathering of heavyweight political stalwarts, eminent Nigerians …