By Festus Ahon, ASABA
WORRIED by the plight of the people, Academics virtually gathered in Asaba to discuss the multiple challenges confronting the Nigerian nation with the Niger Delta as a case study.
The Academics who were drawn from tertiary institutions across the country for the unveiling of a book titled “History and the Niger Delta: Oil, Politics and Culture,” which was written in honour of one of their own, Prof. Sam Aghalino of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, stressed the need to find a lasting solution to the problems of the country.
Reviewing the book, Prof. Efosa Oseghale of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, said all 57 articles of the book were peer reviews from 82 quality contributors including male and females, from every level of tertiary institution in Nigeria.
According to him, the contributors, which were drawn from the six geo-political zones of the country, produced the “most outstanding…