St. John’s Forum, a group of public-spirited Nigerians with deep interest in promoting the common good, good governance, national development, peace and stability, has announced the inaugural edition of its Public Service Debates.
This maiden debate set to hold on Wednesday March, 26th 2014 at 11.00am at Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos is themed “Will Nigeria be better served by a parliamentary system of government?”
The speaking panel at this maiden edition comprises some of Nigeria’s noblest minds, some of the best thinkers and actors on the Nigerian sociopolitical landscape including Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka; former External Affairs Minister, Mr Odein Ajumogobia (SAN); Senate Deputy President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu; renowned Oxford University scholar, Dr. Abdu Raufu Mustapha. The former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku will moderate the debate.
The debate is part of a Public Service Debate series designed to bring to the fore, critical issues that affects our society. The Forum’s aim is to promote and enhance public awareness, dialogue, and encourage participatory thought on matters of social and national importance.