Organisers of the annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium have announced that this year’s edition will examine emerging global development issues and the importance of good governance for Nigeria to be an influential and respected member of the international community.
The colloquium, which is in its 13th edition, will take place on Tuesday 29th March, at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
It said the colloquium will be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chairman. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is the chief host.
A press statement signed by the Chairman of the Media and Publicity Sub-committee, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, states that the colloquium will also feature a panel session where some of Nigeria’s leading technology entrepreneurs will discuss on: “Technology, Entrepreneurship and the future of work”.
The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, the keynote speaker, Professor Olufemi Bamiro, is expected to engage the central theme: ‘Pivoting Nigeria into the new world order: Imperatives of Good Governance’.
The panel discussion, to be moderated by Tomilayo Akanni-Aluko, will have the Chief Executive Officer of Co-Creation Hub, Bosun Tijani, as the Lead Discussant. Other panelists include the Managing Director, Soiless Farms, Samson Ogbole; Group Chief Executive, Life Bank, Temie Giwa-Tubosun; Co-founder, Jand-Gidi and Lot Madaki, Chief Executive Officer, Madaki Shoes.
Speaking on the theme of the colloquium and the planning, Omotoso noted that the Asiwaju, in whose honour the annual event is being organised, is an extraordinary statesman who has committed himself to making Nigeria one of the most prosperous nations.