Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose will grace the launch on a book on poverty eradication in the country, titled: ‘Why the Poor are still with us’ written by Senator Bode Ola. The event holds tomorrow at the Shehu Musa YarAdua Centre Abuja.
The immediate past president of the senate, Senator David Mark will chair the event while the founder of Afe Babalola University Ado. Ekiti Aare Afe Babalola SAN will be the chief Presenter.
The book will be reviewed by Prof Gbenga Ibileyee of Federal University Lokoja. The author was a member of the upper chamber, representing the Ekiti Central Senatorial District in the 6th National Assembly.
Eminent scholars and personalities in the socio-economic fabric of the country as well as traditional rulers across the country are expected to grace the occasion.
The book defined poverty in all ramifications and why it has continued to remain with us in the midst of our majorly affluent and rich populace.
The book also proffered solutions which if ardently adhered to will go a long way not only to reduce poverty across board but will eventually eradicate it in Nigeria and even beyond.