University of Lagos – Yesterday, at the University of Lagos, the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) had her first award winners’ lecture for 2016 on the topic “Towards Nation Building: the Importance of Children’s Literature” delivered by Mrs. Mabel Dorothy O. Segun, NNOM under the distinguished chairmanship of Professor Etim Moses Essien.
Edugist Camera was there live to capture the moment.
Representative of Gov. Ambode, Mr. K.A Junaid, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development delivering the governor’s speech
Professor Etim Moses Essien, Chairman, NNMA Governing Board giving his address
The paper presenter, Mrs. Mabel Dorothy O. Segun, NNOM. Mabel Segun has had a varied professional career as Hansard Editor, Education Officer, Information Officer, magazine editor, book editor trained in the USA, broadcaster, Secretary to the Nigerian Book Development Council, Deputy Permanent Delegate of Nigeria to UNESCO, Paris, Chief Federal Inspector of Education, Lagos, and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Principal officers of the University of Lagos
Mabel Segun is 86years old without so much energy for now, so her paper was read by her daughter, Ms. Omowunmi Segun
Mabel aswering questions from the audience after her presentation