by Isi Esene
Chude Jideonwo’s book, ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ was launched today at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos with reading from the book by the author with one of the highlights being a procession calling for the rescue kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.
The kidnapped girls have been held in captivity by the Boko Haram Islamic sect for just over a month ignoring several calls for the release of the girls.
The book launch was chaired by former education minister and vice president of the World Bank was attended by former Presidential aspirant, Pat Utomi, former commissioner in Lagos state, Rasheed Gbadamosi, Jimi Agbaje, Olusegun Adeniyi, Funmi Iyanda, Mo Abudu and several others.
There were several book reading sessions by Jideonwo, an entrepreneur and relentless youth advocate. He urged the Nigerian youth to their best whatever capacity they find themselves in bringing about the needed change.
The highlight of the book launch was a procession by several celebrities in attendance calling for the rescue of kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.
The star-studded procession which was led by Oby Ezekwesili also had Timi Dakolo, Toke Makinwa, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Funmi Iyanda, Kola Oyeneyin, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Julius Agwu, Denrele Edun, Omoni Oboli.
Others are Ice Prince, Vector, Monalisa Chinda, Kathleen Ndongmo, Linda Ikeji, Yemi Adamolekun and many others who chanted “bring back our girls now and alive” while holding letter cards and candles.
There have been several protests across the country and abroad calling for the rescue of over 230 girls kidnapped from their dormitories at the Government Girls’ Secondary Schoo, Chibok, Borno.
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