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APBN concludes plan for professionals’ week


Chairman, Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Lagos Chapter, Dr. Bolarinde Patunola-Ajayi (left), Vice Chairman, Wasiu Akewusola; Secretary, Lynda Onefeli and Treasurer, Prince Obayomi Ogunjimi during their courtesy visit to The Guardian Newspapers in Lagos… recently PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Lagos State Chapter, has concluded plans to hold its third annual professionals’ week aimed at positioning it to the forefront of professionals.

The programme is also aimed at building new community of professionals, making its messages more contemporary, as well as recruiting new ambassadors. It builds connection with ethics, education, industry, family, corporate social responsibility and nation-state development for its stakeholders.

Speaking at a press briefing, Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of APBN, Wasiu Akewusola, said the week long programme is about fresh thinking through thought leadership lectures, health and legal aids, and career talks that will encourage youths to focus on their education and unleash their potential through professionalism.

Akewusola, who gave highlights on the activities during the period said there would be innovative programmes to kick start the event, which include free seminar for the Lagos State civil service on November 27, 2018, to train them in areas where they would be beneficial to the state.

Wednesday, Nov 28, is career lecture for secondary school students in the Lagos educational district 34, to prepare the future for the next set of professionals.

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, is expected to deliver the thematic public lecture entitled: “Corruption, Ethics and Good Governance”, at the LCCI Conference Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, November 29.

Head of Service, Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye, will be keynote speaker at the investiture of the 5th chairman of chapter and induction ceremony of the members of the executive committee that climaxes the Lagos Professionals’ Week at the NECA house, Alausa on Friday November 30, 2018.

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