Lagos at 50: Ambode gives Wole Soyinka appointment

TVC E. Ahead of Lagos at 50, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode today appointed Wole Soyinka and Mr. Rasheed Gbadamosi as Co-Chairmen of the Planning Committee. Others members of the Committee includes: Hon. Habeeb Fasinro, Chief Olawale Cole, Mrs. Sarah Boulos, Mr. Abimbola Obafunwa, Prof (Mrs) Senapon Bakare, Mrs. Chika Balogun, Mr. Folarin Coker, Prof. Ademola Abass, Bolanle Austen Peters and Mrs Olufunmilayo Balogun as Secretary. While inaugurating the Committee at the Lagos House Ikeja, Governor Ambode expressed confidence in their ability to deliver a world-class celebration, that it will afford the state the opportunity to showcase to the world its immense potentials for future growth and development. “Lagos State will be 50 years next year. 50 years is a significant landmark in the life of any individual, institution or State. For Lagos State, it has been an eventful 50 years which deserves to be fittingly celebrated,” he said. Ambode also said Lagos, despite...