The First Year Memorial Anniversary Lecture series organised by the Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF) in honour of its Founding Chairman, Yeye Chief (Mrs.) Dr. HID Awolowo will take place in Lagos on September 20 at 10am. The Special Guest of Honour is the Ooni of Ife, HIM, Kabiyesi Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, according to a release issued by Secretary General, Yoruba Unity Forum, Senator Anthony Adefuye.
The event which is expected to be attended by dignitaries nationwide, especially the Yorubas in the Diaspora, will take place at the Chief Obafemi Awolowo Foundation Secretariat, Gbagada Estate Phase II, Lagos State. A Lecture titled ‘Eternal Sustenance of Yoruba Language and Culture’, will be delivered by Prof. Adebisi Afolayan, the Chief Consultant, Centre for Language Education and Development, Ile-Ife.
The Lecture is under the auspices of the current Chairman of the Forum, Retired Anglican Bishop Bolanle Gbonigi and the Yoruba Unity Forum Culture Committee.