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Ebira People From Kogi Launch Ebira-English Dictionary Tomorrow In Abuja

Ebira speaking people from Kogi State Central Senatorial District will launch a standard Ebira-English Dictionary in Abuja, the nation’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), tomorrow, December 11.
Speaking to newsmen about the launching, chairman of the organising committee, Engineer Shuaibu A . Salami said that the launching would be chaired by Professor Adam Ahmed Abere of the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) and supported by a Board member of the NNPC, Mrs. Lami Onayi Ahmed.

According to Engineer Salami, the governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello will be at the launch along with Ebira people in his cabinet.
Other prominent Ebira people expected at the launch are the Central traditional ruler of Ebira people in FCT, Dr. Abdulkarim Ibrahim, Hon. Abdulhameed Momoh, Senator Oseni Yakubu, former Director in the CBN, Chief J O. Omuya; Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Raimi Yusuf, former Editor-In-Chief of Blueprints newspaper, Hajiya Zainab Suleiman, Dr. Abdullahi Anate, Abu Imam, Ambassador Lawal, Ogirima Raji, Hon. Asuku Bello as well as Barrister Yusuf Amuda and Barrister Momohsani Shuaibu.
The launching committee chairman said that the Standard Ebira-English Dictionary has been comprehensively packaged in such a way that it will enhance the learning; reading and writing of Ebira language by especially, the new generation of Ebira people, particularly those that were born and brought up outside home.
Engineer Salami said that the book will be reviewed by an expert in the language, Itopa John Sadik, even as the Talba of Ebira, Alhaji Hamza Usman and Onyize of Ebira land, Minister of State in the FCT ministry, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, Abdulmumuni Isa of the CBN and Alhaji Sanusi Abubakar Gamji, as well as other prominent people, even from outside Ebira confinement, will play outstanding roles at the occasion, scheduled to hold from 11am at the Unique World Garden, near Grand Ibro Hotel, Wuse zone 5.

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