Bola Ahmed Tinubu
By Tunde Rahman
If the 12th Bola Tinubu Colloquium to celebrate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s 69th birthday was organised in the ancient and progressive city of Kano purposely to demonstrate the unity and oneness of Nigeria, it would appear that that purpose was achieved bountifully given the huge success of the conference.
Not only was the colloquium immensely successful with a rich collection of important dignitaries and first-class panellists in attendance and the high quality of ideas and recommendations thrown upon the pressing issues facing the country, the selection of Kano as the host city for the colloquium was also highly praised.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who chaired the conference virtually from the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, said taking the event to Kano demonstrated true statesmanship on the part of Asiwaju Tinubu, the former Lagos State governor. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said it was a pointer to…