2nd Convocation at Chrisland University, Abeokuta
Babafemi A. Badejo, Ph.D
I spent last night at Abeokuta, the capital of my state in Nigeria. By the archaic constitution of Nigeria, I am from Ogun state, Nigeria, in spite of the fact that I have been a resident of Lagos, Lagos state, since 1973 when I left Ijebu-Ode Grammar School and became an undergraduate at the University of Lagos. Ever since, I have been a resident of Lagos, but Nigeria recognizes state of origin. So, myself and my offsprings will always have to fill Ogun state until the archaic 1999 constitution is dumped or amended progressively.
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