A Book Review: Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry
YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017
REVIEWED BY: Prof. Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika,
Department of Mass Communication
University of Lagos, Lagos
What is offered to us therefore, is a rich insight not just on their lives, but how they dealt with situations and survived the times.
The authors, Hope Orivri and Obiajulu Agu, embarked on a purposeful journey to establish the fact that it takes an enduring process to build value, shaped by the things people do over time.
how notable people did the things they did.
industry players. A story of precision, focus and achievement
Taking time to read through this book, Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry, I like the fact that the writers of the book focused on people who stand tall in a specialized industry. Taking together, they constitute an inspiring testament dedicated to men of excellence who are upstanding, not grand standing and wear
the garb of distinction. Like any good book however, the book is not without weaknesses. For example, is it possible to have a more rounded picture of the 50 personalities than what is presented to us here? In other words, how do their strengths balance up and outweigh their weaknesses, which make even the
greatest of men, mortals?