Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Jedy-Agba, Stepping Forward in Style


|12 November, 2017| Ukorebi Esien


Come Satuday, 18th November, 2017 Chief Jedy- Agba Uti will be Unvailed to the Public through his autobiography well penned in a book "Stepping Forward with Uti J.D Agba".  The Book will be presented at the Calabar International Conference Center by 10am Prompt, TDN can report.

The Book which had received wonderful reviews by both corporate bodies and individuals of high repute, prominent among such reviews are but not limited to the following:


Reviews About The Book:
"A well researched, brilliantly written and inspiring story. "
- Nigerian Chronicle

"Stepping Forward with Uti J.D Agba is an autobiography of high order, intended to sustain the reader's interest, remain true to historical evidence, and deliver a message, all at the same time... The tendency of the book to be too rich, too sensitive, and too warmly nostalgic, is offset by the unrelenting accuracy of its language. Goddy Jedy-Agba and Mathias Okoi-Uyouyo have written one of the finest portraits of the politician as a biography that the English language has ever known. "
- The Authority


"Its not a simple story of 'like father,  like son', but a filtered narration of progenies powered by predecessors and ascending to the heights of challenges and endeavour. "
- Professor Kalu Uka


"Stepping Forward with Uti J.D Agba is an autobiography, rich in history, culture and direction. "
- Leadership



The general Public have been invited to come celebrate with the Prince of Otukwang. Jedy- Agba who hails from a royal family had fought his way to lime light.


Taken together, the book, Stepping Forward with Uti J. D. Agba, tells the story of a Nigeri­an journey. The subject’s life tells a great deal about the Nigerian ordeal from the middle decades of the twentieth century to the first two decades of the twenty-first century. The book portrays Jedy Agba (Jnr) as a direct and candid man, often brusque in manner and opinion. He hates circumlocution.

- Culled from  www.http://authorityngr.com


"As political gladiators continue to meet to prepare and strategize ahead of 2019, his name has resurfaced again. People have seen him as the only or one of the few people from the north senatorial district which is rightly supposed to complete the remaining four years based on the zoning formula of the stat. This is because he is seen as having what it takes to effect the much desired change in political orientation."
- CRW


Jedy’s popularity continues to grow because he is seen as a leader who has shown the courage and commitment needed to transform the political inertia in the state to a more participatory one where not only a few entrenched interests decide on who gets what, when and how.
- CRW

Personalities To Watch For At Public Presentation of The Book "Stepping Forward wit Uti J.D Agba" by Goddy Jedy-Agba with Mathias Okoi-Uyouyo.

Alhaji (Dr) (Brig. Gen) Yahaya Abubakar Rtd CFR was born to the family of Late Alhaji Abubakar Saganuwa Nakordi Nupe/brother to the 11th Etsu Nupe Late Malam Musa Bello and his mother Late Hajiya Habiba Bantigi Ndayako daughter of the 9th Etsu Nupe and Sister to late Alhaji Umaru Mohsna Sanda Ndayako the 12th Etsu Nupe Nupe Kingdom.

Yahaya was born on 12 September 1952 at Bida in Niger State and hails from one of the ruling houses of Bida Emirate (Usman Zaki). He attended Government College, Sokoto and later Commercial College, Kano (1967–1971), then enrolled in to the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (1973–1975) in preparation for joining the Nigerian Army.

Before his appoinment as the Etsu Nupe he was the Kusodu Nupe, last military posting was to the Defence Headquarters Abuja, where he was a director of foreign operations, before retiring as a Brigadier General in September 2003.

Yahaya Abubakar Kusodu Nupe was appointed the 13th Etsu Nupe on 11 September 2003, the ruler of all the Nupe speaking people in the world (Etsu Nupe: The King of Nupe) in succession to his late uncle Alhaji Umar Sanda Ndayako. By virtue of this title he is the Chairman of the Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers.

Alhaji (Dr) (Brig. Gen) Yahaya Abubakar (Rtd) CFR, will be the chairman of the of the occasion

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