A memorial to mark the seventh anniversary since the death of former governor of Oyo state Lam Adesina has held in Ibadan.
Participants at the forum expressed optimism that Nigeria can witness national rebirth if the example of his life is taken seriously.
TVC News Correspondent, Olutayo Famous Cole reports that while he lived, Lam Adeshina was a politician who rose from relative obscurity to become a leading light among progressives in the South west of Nigeria.
Between 1999 and 2003 he served as governor of Oyo state. Seven years after his death, members of his political establishment, popularly known as the Lamists, are gathering to offer prayers
His widow, Sarat, believes politicians must learn to forge alliances beyond party lines, which was the ideal her husband pursued in his lifetime.
Indigent students of tertiary institutions in Oyo State were presented with bursary awards to motivate learning in them.
The Lamists are a splinter group from the All Progressives Congress who joined forces with other political organisations to form the African