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PMB, Tinubu, Mo Ibrahim, Okonjo-Iweala Others To Speak At Ehingbeti,

By Marlikberry,

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to speak at Ehingbeti, Lagos Economic Summit, scheduled to hold virtually from next week Tuesday to Thursday.

Others billed to also speak at the event are former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; founder and chair of Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Mo Ibrahim; former minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; president, African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina; UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed; and UNDP resident representative, Mohammed Yahaya.

The summit has the theme, “For a Greater Lagos: Setting The Tone For The Next Decade”.

A statement by the Lagos State commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, noted that the Ehingbeti Summit is living-up to its repute as Africa’s most practical and result-oriented private sector-led forum for socio-economic and infrastructural development with the quality of speakers confirmed to discuss at the virtual summit.

Egube who is co-chair of Ehingbeti added that the Ehingbeti 2021 has drawn about 150 speakers from across the world to discuss and deliberate on pragmatic optimization of the inherent opportunities in Africa’s 5th largest economy and offer perspectives on how to manage the peculiar socio-economic landscape of Lagos State in the coming decade.