27 July 2015

2015 Tai Solarin Memorial Walk Took Place in Lagos Today

Corin Solarin, daughter of Dr. Tai Solarin of blessed memory, relived the fond memories of her father in Lagos today at the end of a 2-kilometre 35-minute walk organised by Tai Solarin Organisation (TSO) in remembrance of the 21-year anniversary of the social critic’s transition.
     Corin juxtaposed the humanitarian legacy of her father with the current sociopolitical and economic realities of today in Nigeria as the Keynote Speaker.
The Guest Speaker of the day, Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu who doubled as a respected board member of TSO and former president of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) emphasized the importance of ICT in 21st century educational curriculum of Nigeria institutions of learning today.
Among the dignitaries who cheerfully walked from the National Stadium in Surulere to Yaba Bus Stop en route Ojuelegba Roundabout were the founding Chairman and current Chairman of TSO namely Mr. Akinbayo A. Adenubi (mni) and Tayo Keshinro respectively.
The anchor of the pep talks at the end of the walk was Sulaiman Dave Bola-Babs, TSO Coordinator. The Vice Chairman of TSO, Mrs. Abimbola Nwokolo gave the vote of thanks at the end of the impressive programme at Yaba, Lagos.
A great number of ex-students of Mayflower School, Ikenne, who attended the great school from the 60s to recent time, gave a very good account of themselves at the 2015 Tai Solarin Memorial Walk today. Other admirers of Tai Solarin’s principles and personality also added their valuable time to the Monday morning event in Lagos. Even the throng of the masses who Tai Solarin lived and died for in patriotic zeal were not left out of the motivational talks which took place at the basement of the newly renovated statue of the great educationist at Yaba Bus Stop, Lagos, Nigeria.