Yoruba Unity Forum celebrates HID Awolowo in Lagos today

THE Yoruba Unity Forum, will today, celebrate the matriarch of Awolowo dynasty, Chief (Mrs) HID Awolowo, in Lagos.

It will hold a One Year Memorial Anniversary Lecture in honour of Yeye HID Awolowo who was the forum’s founding chairman.

The lecture will hold at the secretariat of the Chief Obafemi Awolowo Foundation, 15 Lanre Awolokun Street, Gbagada Estate Phase II, Lagos State, by 10 am.

Special guest of honour for the day will be the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II.

The lecture titled, “Eternal Sustenance of Yoruba Language and Culture” will be delivered by an erudite scholar and historian of note, Professor Adebisi Afolayan.

The event is expected to be attended by dignitaries from within and outside the country.