Patrick Utomi and 5 others are set to Speak at The Platform 2015 as Pastor Poju Oyemade of The Covenant Christian Centre invites you to the 2015 edition of The Platform Nigeria. This is an event set on driving public policy in Nigeria on Independence Day (October 1st). It will take place at The Covenant Place, Iganmu (beside the National Theatre) and will commence at 9 a.m. prompt.
According to the visionary, “this edition of the Platform is designed to create … much needed citizen participation in fashioning out the best approach our nation needs in order to be counted as an emergent nation of the global stage.”
Here’s the line-up of speakers and their respective discussion topics:
1. Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah (Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto)
Nigeria: Euphoria, Hysteria and Dementia, Still a Long Walk to Freedom.
2. Judy Smith ( Crisis-management expert, Former Deputy Press Secretary to President George H. W. Bush)
Leading Through Crisis: What Every Leader Should Know
3. Patrick Utomi (Professor of Political Economy and Management Expert)
Institutions, Culture and Inclusive Rapid Private Sector Growth
4. Pius Adesanmi ( Professor of English and African Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada)
Hating Nigeria to Greatness
5. Bolanle Austen-Peters (Founder, Terra Kulture and Media Producer)
How the Arts and Culture Sector Accelerates Economic Growth.
6. Segun Adeniyi (Former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Late President UmarU Musa Yar’Adua)
Attendance is free but you must register to secure a seat.
Source: Connect Nigeria