Elumelu, Jim Ovia, others to grace Aisha Buhari’s book presentation

Tony Elumelu Heirs Holdings chairman

Founder of Heirs Holdings Tony Elumelu and founder of Zenith Bank Jim Ovia are among guests expected on April 8 at the presentation of a book written in honour of the first lady Aisha Buhari.

The book Aisha Buhari: Being different was authored by the senior special assistant to the president on administration and women affairs Hajo Sani.

The event which will be held at the Presidential Villa is being organised by the office of the first lady in collaboration with Women and National Development, according to the invitation seen on Friday.

Prominent Nigerians expected at the event include a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, who will chair the event; and Folorunsho Alakija who is the special guest of honour.

Alongside Messrs Elumelu and Ovia, others listed as the book presenters are Aliko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Arthur Eze, Bola Shagaya, Femi Otedola, Muhammadu Indimi, Kessington Adebutu, Senator Daisy Danjuma and Captain Idahosa Okunbo.

The royal fathers of the day are the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar; the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; and the Egbere Emere Okori Eleme, King Appolus Chu.

Mrs Buhari returned to Nigeria on March 17 after a six-month break.