Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello is among guests expected at the launch of an autobiography of a prominent Ebira monarch and hero, Adayi Ozigizigi.
The public presentation of the book would be done in Okene on April 7, by the Ozigizigi Foundation.
In a statement by the Foundation’s communication consultant, Emmanuel Omadivi, the book “Strides of Ozigizigi in Ebira History”, chronicled the political exploits of the great Hero which culminated in his contest for the position of the Central Rulership of Igbira Division which eventually led to the emergence of Adayi Ibrahim Onoruoiza Atta as the District Head of Igbira (a position now referred to as Ohinoyi Ebira).
According to Omadivi, the book also brought to the limelight events that also culminated in Adayi Ozigizigi acting as the District Head of Igbira between July, 17th and September 4th 1924.
The book presentation will host the governor and the paramount ruler of Ebiraland land, Alhaji Dr. Ado Ibrahim, as special guest and the royal father of the day respectively.
A former Director-General of the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, Dr Tom Adaba and the Ohietohueyi of Ebira would preside over the occasion as Chairman while Alhaji Sanusi Abubakar (Gamji) is expected to be the chief launcher.
Credit: Daily Trust