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Sponsorship announced for Lagos energy summit

30 October 2014, 09:02Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Preparations for the upcoming West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) received a major boost after some companies signed in as sponsors.

Organisers said the 11th edition of the long running conference and expo was enjoying overwhelming support from the industry.

The event is scheduled for 18-19 November at the Eko Hotel in Lagos.

The global networking and telecommunications giant, Huawei, recently confirmed its exclusive diamond sponsorship for WAPIC. Other leading industry names such as the Nigerian IPP Genesis Electricity Limited (GEL) and Aiteo Power Generation and Distribution Company have also already signed up as platinum sponsors for the event.

Also Read: GE to invest $350m in Nigeria power sector

Spintelligent, a leading South African-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the United Kingdom, are organising the event.

The Nigerian Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo, and Heirs Holdings Chief Executive Officer, Tony Elumelu, head up a high-level delegation of speakers from government and the private sector, giving the more than 1 000 power professionals the latest updates on the Nigerian power industry’s privatisation and other opportunities in the regional energy sphere.

– CAJ News

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