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Ogun 45th Anniversary: Dapo Abiodun to Address Residents

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun will make a state broadcast on Wednesday 3rd February, 2021 as part of activities marking the 45th anniversary of the creation of the State.

A Statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Abdulwaheed Odusile says a virtual colloquium with the theme “Ogun State: The Legacy of a Great Future” will also be held on Wednesday, February 3rd.

The statement shows that a renowned scholar of public administration and retired federal permanent secretary, Professor Tunji Olaopa will present a paper at the event.

It adds that the celebration will be low key due to the precarious public health situation in the country following the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 It would be recalled that on February 3, 1976, the then Head of State, General Murtala Muhammed announced in a nationwide broadcast, the creation of seven new states to increase the number of states in Nigeria from 12 to 19.

Bolanle Adesida

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