Sifax boss, Afolabi, donates 4,000 copies of Obasanjo’s book to varsities, libraries - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Sifax boss, Afolabi, donates 4,000 copies of Obasanjo’s book to varsities, libraries

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Foremost philanthropist and Executive Vice Chairman of Sifax Group Ltd, Barr (Dr) Taiwo Afolabi (MON), will donate 4,000 copies of the book “The Man, The General, The President, (MGP) written about former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR) on Thursday, June 3, to some universities and libraries across the country.

The biography account of the former president, written by his former aide, Otunba Femmy Carrena, was officially launched in December 2020.

The donation of the books to the Obasanjo Library for onward distribution to schools and libraries is to commemorate Obasanjo’s 84th birthday in arrears.

According to Afolabi: “Chief Obasanjo has done so much for Nigeria and he should be celebrated. These books will be distributed to selected federal tertiary institutions nationwide, so that our leaders of tomorrow can see the true leader in him. They can choose to make him a role model. It’s a must-read for university students, especially.”

The presentation program is expected to come up at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Thursday, 3rd, June, 2021, by 11am.

The entire 4,000 copies will be received by the former President Obasanjo on behalf of the Library.

The Agura of Gbagura, Abeokuta, HRM Oba Saburee Babajide Ishola Bakre, Jamolu 11, will be the royal father of day, just as the heads of universities are expected to be present at the event too.

According to Carrena, who is the author of the book, he is passionate about anything on the former President Obasanjo because he has impacted humanity at all levels.