Book Launch To Mark Academic’s 70th Birthday


Dr. Job Abiodun Adewunmi, an astute academic and former Principal of the famous Titcombe College, Egbe, Kogi State, and former lecturer, University of Ilorin will be celebrated with a Book Launch/ Biography which also coincides with his 70th birthday and 41st marriage anniversary, on October 15, 2011.

His biography, Grace and Mercy of God is a testimony of God’s grace, faithfulness, mercy and goodness bestowed upon Dr. Adewunmi during his glorious transition from a Houseboy in 1957 to a Principal in 1976. His remarkable pace to secondary school education’s highest position was only realisable because of his profound trust in God.

According to him, the biography is a mirror of his good upbringing, self-discipline, determination, and dedication to achieve certain objectives and goals in life. He hopes readers, particularly youths, can draw from the pulsating but true story of his life and realise that all things are possible in life. He opines in the book that seeking God’s face and guidance is pertinent to achieving great things in every sphere of life.

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The Public Presentation/ Launching of the Biography will take place at 2nd ECWA Church Auditorium, Amilegbe, Ilorin, Kwara State. Vice Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan (retd), former Chief of Naval Staff is Chairman of the occasion. He will be joined by Special Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Alhaji Abdul Fatah Ahmed, Executive Governor, Kwara State.

Bashorun Jones Jide Omokore is the Chief Launcher of the biography while Professor Luke D. Edungbola, former D.V.C UNILORIN is the Host. Chief (Elder) Ayobola Samuel (JP), Permanent Secretary, Kwara State Ministry of Works & Transport, will review the book.

Special guests at the book launch will include Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Elder Peter Kisira (JP), Former Minister of Transport & later Sports, Honourable Isa Bio Ibrahim, Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Akinwunmi Ayo Adesina and Engineer Austine Oniwon, GMD, NNPC.