The Lagos State Chapter, the premier branch of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) in collaboration with Addefort Limited, Thursday announced that the 9th Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders Conference will address Leadership and Poverty Eradication . The event billed for Thursday, August 18, 2022 will hold at the MUSON Centre, Lagos .
The Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders Conference is a bridge-building initiative to interact and proffer solutions to the social, political and economic challenges plaguing our nation.
This edition, themed: Conversations on Leadership and Poverty Eradication, is expected to feature distinguished speakers including; the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu ; Mr Tony Elumelu, Founder and Chairman, Heirs Holdings; Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/ CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission; Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, DG Manufacturers Association of Nigeria; Mr Kayode Pitan, Managing Director, Bank of Industry; Tejumola Abisoye, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF); Hon Cecilia Bolaji Dada, Commissioner of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Lagos State and Dr Oluseye Ajuwon, Economist and Consultant, University of Lagos.
Speaking on the conference, the Chairman, Lagos NIPR, Mrs. Comfort Obot Nwankwo explained that the theme for this years edition is timely, adding that the Institute is committed to setting agenda for stakeholders engagement and lead the discus to reawaken national consciousness.
She noted that, ”eradicating poverty in all its forms remains one of the greatest challenges facing humanity; Nigeria is not an exemption, despite the efforts of government in the country, too many are still struggling for the most basic human needs.”
According to Mr Olabamiji Adeleye, Conference Coordinator & Lead Consultant, Addefort Limited, Participants at the conference will include; Representatives from Government, Public Relations Practitioners, Economic Experts, The United Nations, Embassies, Corporate Organisations, Institutions, NGOs, HODs of relevant Agencies, and the media among other stakeholders.