Prof Segun Gbadegesin Celebrates At 70
Professor Segun Gbadegesin has hit 70. The celebrated professor during the week marked the occasion with the presentation of his book, “All The Way: Serving With Conscience”.
Gbadegesin, a professor of Philosophy and Head of Department of Philosophy and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Howard University, Washington DC, United States, worked as an undercover operative in the dark days of the Abacha dictatorship as one of the main anchors of Radio Kudirat, the propaganda organ of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO).
Speaker after speaker poured encomiums on Gbadegesin, a columnist with The Nation, at the event, which turned out to be a roll call of political activists, politicians, his associates, traditional rulers and notable youths.
Former Governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu praised Gbadegesin’s efforts in writing the book, describing it as an insightful contribution that has placed on the front burner some of the issues staring the nation in the face.
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