Dignitaries from all works of life are arriving the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, venue of the 85th birthday celebration of the former acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande.
The event which will also feature the unveilling of the Adebisi Akande Foundation with a lecture titles “The Leadership Question: Prospects for Nigeria” holds under the chairmanship of Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde.
Dignitaries who have arrived the event includes, President Bola Tinubu who was represented by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state.
Others include Vice President Kashim Shettima who was represented by Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum.
While President Tinubu is the guest of honour, Vice President Shettima is the guest lecturer.
The list of dignitaries who are attending the event from within and outside the country include, Governor Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Abiodun Oyebanji (Ekiti), Ademola Adeleke (Osun) who is represented by Prince Kola Adewusi, Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, Minister of Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Zaccheus Adedeji, wife of late Oyo Governor, Dr Florence Adelabu, Senator Fatai Buhari (Oyo North), among others.