LAUNCHOF AFRICA RISEANDSHINE

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It was a roll call of ‘who is who’ in Nige­ria at the launch of the book “Africa Rise and Shine” au­thored by Jim Ovia, Chair­man and Founder, Zenith Bank Plc, at Eko Ho­tel Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, VI, La­gos.

There was pump and pageantry on Mon­day, Septem­ber 17, 2018 at the Eko Ho­tel Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, Vic­to­ria Is­land, La­gos, the venue of the launch of the ac­claimed book, which de­tails how Jim Ovia, the Chair­man and Founder of Zenith Bank Plc built and took the bank from scratch to the global brand it is to­day.

The event, which had in at­ten­dance Vice Pres­i­dent Yemi Os­in­banjo; APC Chair­man, Adams Osh­iomole; APC Na­tional Leader, Asi­waju Bola Tinubu; Gov­er­nors of La­gos, Akwa Ibom, Taraba, Vol. 22, No. 8557 Sun­day, Septem­ber 30, 2018 Ondo, Delta, Borno as well as the Gov­er­nor-Elect of Ek­iti State, Min­is­ters, Cap­tains of In­dus­tries, Mem­bers of the Diplo­matic Corps, Tra­di­tional Rulers, Nol­ly­wood stars, and the dis­tin­guished and fore­most ac­count­ing icon, Mr Ak­in­tola Wil­liams,

was chaired by the dis­tin­guished el­der states­man and in­dus­tri­al­ist, Dr. Christo­pher Ko­lade.

Among other high­lights, the event wit­nessed the select read­ing of sec­tions of the book by Cap­tains of in­dus­tries in­clud­ing Al­haji Aliko Dangote (GCON), who was rep­re­sented by his daugh­ter, Hal­i­mat Aliko Dangote; Mrs Folorun­sho Alak­ija, Mr Tony Elumelu (CON), Mr Aig­boje Aig-Imoukhuede (CON), Mr. John Mo­moh (OON) and Mr Nduka Obaigbena to name a few.

JIM & KAY OVIA

ADAMS OSH­IOMOLE, VICE PRES­I­DENT YEMI OSINBAJO & SEGUN AWOLOWO

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