The autobiography of Goddy Jedy Agba, politician, farmer and former Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Company “Stepping Forward with Uti J. D. Agba” has been slated for public presentation on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Calabar International Conference
Centre (CICC), Calabar.
Scheduled to start at 10 a.m., the event will be chaired by His Royal
Highness, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar, Etsu Nupe, while former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is expected as the Special Guest of Honour and will deliver the guest lecture. The Obong of Calabr, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V will be the
Father of the Day, while veteran professor of drama and literature, Professor Kalu Uka will be the book reviewer.
Stepping Forward with Uti J. D. Agba, written with the writer Mathias Okoi-Uyouyo is Agba’s his first book. The book recounts the story of Agba’s life and the role of his father, Uti J. D. Agba, one of the world’s longest serving monarchs in shaping it. From his childhood in Obudu, Utugwang and Sankwala; through Awo-Omamma and
Abakaliki where he survived the Nigerian Civil War, and Okuku and Zaria for further education. It also includes his public service career from the Federal Civil Service to the NNPC. In the end he recounts his experience in politics and the health scare, which has helped him rededicate himself to humanity.
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