The 20th Nigerian Economic Summit focusing solely on the education sector is set to commence today; Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th March 2014 in Abuja.
“The decision to hold the Summit on education was taken to address the decline in a sector that is critical to economic development,” said Frank Nweke, Director-General of the National Economic Summit Group (NESG) “The Nigerian education sector is in dire straits, and requires both public and private sector intervention, if the country is to fulfill its potential as not only a regional powerhouse, but as a global player”
You can watch the summit LIVE on Channels Television 9AM everyday and participate in every session using the hashtag #NES20 on Twitter to contribute. There will be over 8 plenary at the forum which will open up conversations on several issues like: “Quality Education: The Bridge to the Future”, “ICT, Knowledge Transfer and Relevance”, “Education: For What Purpose?”, “Funding Education: Our Shared Responsibility, Access, Equity and Inclusion” and “Creating an Accountability Framework For Education in Nigeria”.
Date: Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th March 2014
Venue: Transorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja