The Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy & Development (SCDDD) inaugurated its 'Council of the Wise' with a national dialogue on the Leadership Effectiveness & Accountability Dialogue (LEAD) Project in Abuja on the 6th of June 2022. I was a valued participant at the event. The two partners of SCDDD were MacArthur Foundation and Policy & Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC). Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, OFR, CFR, President of the Court of Appeal (Rtd) is the Chair of the Council. The keynote speaker was Rev. Fr. (Dr) George Ehusani, Executive Director, Lux Terra Leadership Foundation, Abuja. Obinna Simon, (M.C. Kazuaye) and Comedian/President Muhammadu Buhari's look alike, is the represemtative of the youth on the Council.
Friday, 10 June 2022
'COUNCIL OF THE WISE' & THE CHALLENGE OF NATIONAL UNITY
Some of the participants are:
*Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa - President Court of Appeal (Rtd)
*Amb. Sani Bala - ED SCDDD & Wamban Katsina
*Dr. Kole Shettima - Africa Director, MacArthur Foundation
*Barr. Clement Nwankwo ED Policy & Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC)
*Rev. Fr. (Dr) George Ehusani - ED, Lux Terra Foundation, Abuja/Keynote Speaker
*Dr. Dayo Oluyemi-Kusa - Independent Conflict Transformation Strategist/Gender Specialist, Abuja
*Barr. Ayo Obe - Former President, Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO)
*Ms. Ann Kio Briggs - Founder, Agape Birthright(s)
*Chief Ezenwa Nwagwu - Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER)
SCDDD shall provide all the logistics necessary to ensure the success of the Council in the onerous task of 'fostering national unity' bestowed on it. Please join me in wishing the Council of the Wise all the very best in this labour of love...