Book on Foremost Philanthropist, Business Man, Enterpreneur Late Adama Abawa, Father of Former Kogi First Lady Launched

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BY ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The biography on the late Business man , politician, community leader and philanthropist, and father of former kogi first lady, Hajiya Halima Ladi Wada, Late Adama Abawa was launched over the weekend.

The book written by famous journalist, play writer, public affairs analyst and renowned editor/ former Managing Director, Kogi state newspaper corporation, publishers of Graphic Newspaper, Mr Donatus Okpe attracted dignataries from all walks of life.

Abawa is the patriarch of former Kogi first lady, Hajiya Halima Ladi Wada,(nee Abawa), with the presence former Kogi Governor, Capt Idris Wada, the husband and former commissioner for Works and Housing, Dr (Engr) Abu Adama Abawa among his notable children.

The book titled “Rising Above Storm ” is a story of a struggling teenager who lost all his siblings and parents at toddler age, yet navigate through the thick and tin of life.

The Book further stated that inspite all the challenges of life, Abawa rose above the natural and artificial phenomenon to educate his children, siblings and extraction into enviable heights.

While reviewing the book, a former Director General, National Broadcasting Commission NBC, Professor Armstrong idachaba advised the young ones in the current digital age to imbibe the sterling legacies of the late patriarch, by turning such life threatening challenges to opportunities as demonstrated by the late sage.

Highlights of the occasion included book presentation and launching of the book by various dignataries that trooped into the occasion.

“Book Presentation

At the weekend,I was in Multi -Purpose Hall of Federal polytechnic Idah along with His Excellency, the former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Wada, his Wife, HE Halima, Professor Armstrong Idachaba former Acting DG NBC ( book reviewer) and several dignitaries from all walks of life,to present to the public a biography I wrote on late Alhaji Adama Abawa, one of the foremost Igala business men and politicians ( Father of the former Kogi State First Lady, Hajia Halima and former Commissioner of Works,Engr( Dr Abuh Adama).”

“The book titled Rising Above Storm, is a story of seemingly lonely Patriarch ( he lost his his parents, brothers and sisters before adulthood). ”

“But rose above storm and tribulations of life to educate numerous surviving children and grand children whose impacts are felt in strategic areas of human endeavors .”

“It is resiliently inspiring for humble backgrounds,a trajectory from grief to glory.”




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