By; PATRICK TITUS, Uyo
Nigeria’s former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon Rtd., will this Friday, preside as chairman at a public presentation of a book chronicling the life and times of an erstwhile Governor of Cross River State and Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Clement Isong.
The epochal presentation which will hold at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, by 12:00 noon is also expected to have President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo as Special Guests of Honour.
According to the event Coordinator, Dr Udeme Nana, the official presentation of the book is entitled “DR CLEMENT ISONG: A LIFE OF INTEGRITY, DISCIPLINE & PUBLIC SERVICE” will be organized by The Clement Isong Foundation (TCIF).
Among other top dignitaries expected to grace the event include Former Heads of State, Governors of all the 36 States of the Federation, the Senate President and Senators, the Speaker, Federal House of Representatives and Representatives from across the Federation, Members of the State House of Assembly, Local Government Chairmen, Heads of Government Ministries and Parastatals, Captains of Industries, the academia and other well-meaning individuals.
Dr Nana said, another highlight of the event would be the presentation of awards of excellence on integrity, discipline and public service to some eminent Nigerians.