Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan , GCFR is among many dignitaries billed to grace the presentation of “Political Party Governance,” a book authored by former Minister of State for Power, Dr. Mohammed Wakil (OON). The event will hold at NAF Conference Centre, Kado, Abuja on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 10 am.

While Jonathan is the Special Guest of Honour, Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, PhD, CON is the Chairman of the Occasion. Also expected at the book presentation are Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, MNI, FNSE as the Guest of Honour; former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Salisu Alfa Belgore (GCON) as the Father of the Day, and the Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Democratic And Legislative Studies, (NILDS) Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman as the Chief Host.

Former Vice Chancellor of University of Abuja, Professor Nuhu Yaqub OFR is the Book Reviewer and the Chief launcher/Presenter is Chief Diana Chen, Group Chairman of CIG Motors Company Ltd, Lagos while former Borno State Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima is the Guest Speaker.

Wakil, a lawyer, chartered administrator and corporate governance practitioner, has extensive experience at all levels in the field of politics, having attained the position of National Vice Chairman (North-East) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

He was in 1999 elected to the House of Representatives, representing Damboa, Gwoza and Chibok Federal Constituency. While at the Green Chamber, “The Leader,” as his colleagues fondly called him, was at the enviable age of 34 years elected as House Majority Leader between 1999 and 2003.

A Fellow of many institutes and international bodies, Wakil has also participated in various election monitoring missions both locally and internationally. He is a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Union (CPU) and is a Lecturer on Political Party Governance at the Institute of Legislative and Democratic Studies, Abuja (an affiliate of University of Benin). He has published several articles on Corporate Governance, Political Party Governance and Investment Law.

Wakil was bestowed with the distinguished national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) by Nigeria’s President among other awards and recognitions.

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