Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote are among eminent personalities slated to speak at the 11th edition of the annual Nigeria Summit organized by the Economist.
The summit which holds from Monday, March 7 to Tuesday March 8 at the InterContinental Hotel, Lagos, will review Nigeria’s current economic situation and provide an overview of the global macro-economic picture, talking through the growth prospects for Nigeria and the region.
Others expected at the event include Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Verod, Danladi Verheijen; Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe; and Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah.
Governors expected at the event include Kashim Shettima (Borno), Umaru Tanko Al Makura (Nasarawa), and Willie Obiano (Anambra).
Chaired by a senior Editor from The Economist, the summit will explore the economic and social progress made to date and take an in-depth look at what the future will hold for Africa’s biggest economy.
“This year’s Nigeria Summit will bring together over 350 participants drawn from different walks of life including Nigeria’s public and private sectors, international business players and investors for a discussion on how Nigeria can turn its economic growth into social and political prosperity,” Daniel Franklin, Executive Director of The Economist disclosed.
Source: Daily Trust Newspaper