Family and political associate of Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, the late premier of Western Region will on Thursday 12th January, 2017 gathered to formally launch Ladoke Akintola Foundation.
The public presentation and unveiling of logo of the foundation which is scheduled to hold at Afe Babalola Auditoium , University of Lagos (UNILAG) were part of activities set to mark the 51st remembrance of the late politician, lawyer and teacher.
Other programme set for the day includes presentation of awards to deserving Nigerians including governors of the South West, former Military Head of state, directors of organizations among others.
Bashorun Yomi Akintola and Dr Bimbo Akintola are the chief host, while Chief Yomi Finnih will chair the events .The executive governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Professor Ralph Akinfeleye will deliver the keynote address
According to a press statement signed by Mr Yemi Adedokun, the coordinator of the event, other dignitaries expected to grace the occasion include President Muhammadu Buhari, traditional rulers from Yorubaland, captains of industry as well as political associates who believes in Akintola political ideology of United Nigeria