Obasanjo is organizing a two-day consultation on rethinking Western liberal democracy for Africa
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Author: Adejoke Adeleye/Ogun
Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, will conclude high-level consultations on rethinking Western liberal democracy for Africa today, Monday, December 20, in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.
Special Assistant on Media to former President Kehinde Akinyemi said in a statement on Sunday that the two-day discussion meeting would begin at 8.30 a.m. at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, under the aegis of the African Progress Group (APG).
Obasanjo will deliver the keynote address on “Rethinking Western Liberal Democracy for Africa” and then announce the opening of the program.
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The first part of the session will include presentations from academia, while the second session will include presentations from current and former state governors and ministers from Nigeria.
These include Senator Liyel Imoke, former Governor of Cross River State, Erelu Olusola Obada, former Deputy Governor of Osun State and former Minister of Defence, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, former Governor of Ekiti State and Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and former Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Others include Honorable Aminu Tambuwal, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and former Governor of Sokoto State, Mallam Adamu Maina Waziri, former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr. Chief Osita Chidoka, former Minister of Aviation, Dr. (Mrs.) Sarah Jibril, Prince Kola Adewusi, Deputy Governor of Osun State, Honorable (Alhaja) Kafilat Ogbara, Member of the House of Representatives, I Ozichukwu F. Chukwu and Senator Nenadi Usman, former Minister of Finance.
On Tuesday, the former president will also deliver a remark on “Rethinking Western Liberal Democracy in Africa: Creating a Sustainable Model for Africa – Content and Context – OOPL Declaration (for further consultation)