Olumo Rock, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Congregating for the love of liberty – the ALSO Leadership Retreat discussed

“Challenges and Way Forward” at Olumo Rock/King’s Palace Hotel, Abeokuta, Nigeria,

December 14-15, 2011

History was made yesterday as 40 pro-liberty student leaders from institutions of higher learning in South-West Nigeria gathered for the first African Liberty Students’ Organization’s  Regional Leadership Retreat to discuss the ”Challenges and the way forward” in the promotion of classical liberal thoughts on their respective campuses.

Student Leaders in attendance are from the University of Ibadan; University of Lagos; Lagos State University; Moshood Abiola Polytechnic; Olabisi Onabanjo University; Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta; Crescent University Abeokuta; Federal College of Education Abeokuta; Ekiti State University; Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and Petroleum Technology Institute

African Liberty Students’ Organization (ALSO) is a leading pro-liberty student movement present in several institutions on the continent of Africa. The retreat provided the student leaders the opportunity to discuss and deliberate on how to tackle some of the challenges they encounter promoting free markets, individual liberty, and globalization as well as other libertarian ideals on their respective campuses.

Student leader from Mashood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun State.

The event kicked-off at the historical Olumo Rock (www.olumorock.com) in Abeokuta, where the student leaders went sightseeing and networking with themselves on a lighter mood. The symposium proper took place at Kings Palace Hotel, Abeokuta, where they deliberated on best practices and strategies in spreading libertarian on their respective campuses. These students’ rubbed minds while also tabling respective local challenges in their various institutions. Adedayo Thomas, Publisher and Director of Outreach of AfricanLiberty.org took time to share strategies in promoting liberty with the student leaders from his vast experience promoting and engaging with governments and school administration on the continent of Africa.

Student leader from Olabisi Onabanjo University encouraging colleagues to get to work.

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