Lagos - Preparations for next year’s Nigeria
Summit are progressing well with a number of captains of industry and commerce
confirming their participation.
The event is scheduled for March 7 and 8 in Lagos.
Among officials that have confirmed participation include
Jonathan Rosenthal, Africa Editor of The Economist, who are the organizers,
Herbert Wigwe, Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank, Bob Diamond, Founder and
Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Merchant Capital and Amy Jadesimi, the
Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base.
Ani Charles Bassey-Eyo, Chief Executive Officer of LANI
Group and Kwasi Boahene, Director Advocacy and Resource Mobilization, PharmAccess
Group, have also confirmed.
According to organizers, nine months on from President
Muhammadu Buhari taking office, the Nigeria Summit 2016 takes place at the
opportune time- bringing key government ministries, industry and business
leaders as well as representatives of Nigerian civil society.
These will be brought together with international
investors, economists and academics to discuss and debate what the future holds
for Nigeria and how the country can take its place among the world’s top emerging
Now in its 11th year, the Nigeria Summit is part of a
successful high-growth markets series.
“It has become one of the leading events in Africa where
business, government and ideas people meet to discuss the most pertinent
issues,” organisers stated.
- CAJ News