Nigeria needs patriots, not ethnic champions- Afe Babalola

Written by on October 4, 2022

Founder and Chancellor, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) Are Afe Babalola SAN has said Nigeria needs genuine patriots and not ethnic champions or religious warriors to actualise its greatness.

Babalola said this in Lagos during the public presentation of a book in honour of Nigerian columnists and their contributions to nation-building.

The book, THE PATRIOTS: Conversations with Nigerian Columnists and Public Intellectuals on Dividends of Democracy, Governance, Leadership and Nation-Building, authored by award-winning journalist and writer, O’Femi Kolawole, is published by POSTERITY MEDIA.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Nation reports that Babalola, who was represented by a former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Ekiti State, Barrister Gboyega Oyewole SAN, said to make Nigeria better, every citizen has a role to play.


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