Nation Builders @60 Compendium Ready for Launching Today
“Celebrating Nigeria: The Nation Builders at 60”, a special publication aimed at celebrating outstanding individuals, who have distinguished themselves in various fields of endeavor and contributed immensely to the Nigerian project, is set for launching tomorrow.
The auspicious event, billed to take place tomorrow, November 27, will be held at the Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton, in Abuja.
The 60 eminent Nigerians identified by the group include ex-IGP Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar; Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS); Mrs. Zainab Shamshuna, Minister of Finance; Sen. Oluremi Tinubu; Sen. Ahmed Yarima Bakura, ex-Zamfara State Governor; Dr. Mohammed Kyari Dikwa,mni, retired Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance; late Jaafar Mahmud Adam, a revered Islamic cleric; Dele Momodu; media mogul; and Abdulsamad Isyaka Rabiu, acclaimed business tycoon.
Others are Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State; Prof. Charles Soludo, former CBN Governor; Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, ex-Enugu State Governor; Dr. Umar Ardo; Ned Nwoko; Mallam Garba Shehu, AVM Sadiqque Baba Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff (CAS); Dr. Wale Babalakin; Sen. Kabiru Marafa; late Sheikh Muhammad Auwal Albani; and Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, among several others.
According to Dr. Abubakar Mohammed, Coordinator of Project [email protected], organizers of the event, the 60 distinguished Nigerians who have been identified will be honored for their outstanding work and contribution to the Nigeria project.
He added that the 60 illustrious individuals share a special bond with Nigeria, as they were also born the same year Nigeria got its independence, in the year 1960.
His words: “The Nation Builders at 60 is a special publication by Sprezzatura Publishing in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Federal Ministry of Finance, the Nigerian Army and the Federal Inland Revenue is aimed at educating Nigerians about the rich and diverse cultures and experiences of various Nigerians who have contributed to the growth, stability, peace, and development of Nigeria and who were coincidentally born the same year the country attained independence.”