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Ilaro poly hosts conference on leadership and ethical behavior


Tunde Lemo

Former Deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Tunde Lemo and the Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Bimbo Ashiru are among the leading economic technocrats set to brainstorm on the way out of the nation’s lingering economic recession.

Also listed in the team of experts drawn from strategic sectors of the economy are Prof Dayo Amokaye from the University of Lagos (UNILAG); former rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Dr J.S Oke and Dean, School of Management Studies, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Dr O.A Jiboku.

The three-day conference, which would centre on leadership and ethical behavior as catalysts for moving the country out of the woods, is being put together by the School of Management Studies of the institution.


Chairman of the planning committee, Mr Mukaila Akinde, in a statement said the conference would kick off on November 28.

Akinde noted that with the nation’s huge material resources and potential, leadership remains the critical factor that needed to be tackled at various levels to speed up the gradual crawl of the economy out of recession.

He stated that ethical issues in the current fight against corruption and inflation need to be critically considered.

He also said that the revival through agricultural development, oil price volatility, political restructuring and hyper inflation are all leadership issues, stressing that the conference would look at the nation’s current challenges through an holistic discourse on leadership.
About 100b experts drawn from the public and private sectors as well as academics are being expected at the conference.

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