The event attracted scores of University Professors of various disciplines, including current and former Vice Chancellors of Universities, many retired and serving Court Judges, and a number of Catholic Bishops, Priests and Religious.
Others in attendance were student representatives from Universities, Secondary Schools, and Primary Schools, as well as hundreds of other invited members of the public.
Among the highlights of the event was the presentation or dramatisation by students of the various institutions represented, of selected poems from Rev Fr George Ehusani’s poetry anthologies, the reading of excerpts from one or the other his 22 published works by such celebrated broadcasters and proficient readers as Cyril Stober and Eugenia Abu, as well as Dr. Amina Salihu of the MacArthur Foundation. There was also the keynote address delivered by Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto, and the global review of Fr Ehusani’s literary outputs by Prof. Taiwo Abioye.
The climax of the event was the unveiling of the seven new publications of Fr Ehusani, with the following titles:
- The Gospel Challenge: 30 Years of Application of Christian Social Teaching in the Nigerian Context.
- Nigeria: More Years Eaten by the Locusts.
- Between Faith and Social Activism.
- Conversion to Christ.
- Growing in Christ.
- Sunday Homiles (Year A)
- Sunday Homiles (Year C)