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Made in Nigeria conference & exhibition beckons

By Chuks Nwanne
18 June 2016   |   2:18 am
As young Nigerians across the nation gear up for this year’s Made In Nigeria Conference and Exhibition, The Made In Nigeria Project, organiser of the event, has officially unveiled plans for the conference...


Osinbajo, Utomi, Fashola, Cole, Others To Attend
As young Nigerians across the nation gear up for this year’s Made In Nigeria Conference and Exhibition, The Made In Nigeria Project, organiser of the event, has officially unveiled plans for the conference, which holds on June 29, at the Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Lagos.

The one day conference, which will also feature exhibition, seeks to redefine narratives about Nigeria from a global perspective as the National debate on Socio-economic growth advancement, nation building, national development and many more sensitive topics is one which is rather sporadic but often short lived in the lips of the debaters.

Aside seeking to harness this charter and morph it into sustainable solutions and ideas to build the Nation, the platform intends to ignite the passion, enthusiasm of Nigerians and re-affirm their confidence in the potentials of Nigeria and Nigerians that the greatest things and feats are achievable by the Nigerian nation.

Speaking at a media briefing held recently in Lagos to herald this year’s conference, Convener and Executive Director of the project Adedeji Alebiosu informed that the conference hopes to capture the essence of the Nigerian spirit as a people and as a Nation by highlighting its growing opportunities, growth trajectory and cultural perspectives from a global context to boost tourism and attract investment.

“More so, we aim to celebrate and promote the existing innovative solutions that have been deployed in Nigeria through enterprise and Entrepreneurial machinations as synonymous with the National Identity,” he said.

He informed that the project aims to facilitate a practical exchange of ideas, as speakers and panelist shall be discussing Nigeria as she stands the strength of her human capital, the prospect of her potentials, the potency of her resources and the opportunities that abound.

Also speaking, Director, Strategy and Operations, Adelanke Ladejob said, “We seek to ensure balance and accuracy by speaking to a global audience using an authentic Nigerian voice, offering the country’s own perspectives. In past editions, The Made In Nigeria Conference has hosted a myriad of prominent speakers in the Nigerian space whom have commented and re-iterated the achievement, potentials for growth, development and the renewable prospects of Nigeria from a global prospective.’’

To he staged under the theme, Possibilities Made In Nigeria, the event will push for a redirection towards building economic growth and National development from a global perspective, while Keynote Speakers, Guest Speakers and Panelists with different pragmatic discussions bordering on the Economy, Enterprise, Governance, Trade, Policy, Culture & Tourism. The Conference will also constitute the interactive panels on job creation, ICT, creative industry, infrastructural development, international relations, youth and social development and others.

Among resource persons expected to grace the conference to share their experiences with the youths are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Pat Utomi, Babatunde Fashola, Tonye Cole and others.

“We hope to create a model for Nigeria’s growth and development, restore and build the confidence of Nigerians given the hope in our collective future with a new set of values, cohesion. We want to promote a sense of belonging with a common purpose and resolve, which will further motivate and inspire Nigerians to contribute their quota to national greatness and a more united, prosperous and an enviable nation in Nigeria,” Alebiosu said.