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John Obayuwana of Polo Luxury Group Promotes #BringBackOurGirls at 2014 Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit!



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Christian Louboutin John Obayuwana & Burak Celet

Founder and Managing Director of Polo Luxury, John Obayuwana, was recently at the 2014 Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit.

The summit which took place at the St. Regis Hotel in Mexico City, on Sunday 11th – Tuesday 13th May 2014 focused on the economies and the luxury industry of Turkey and Africa. Other members of the panel included Christian Louboutin, Burak Celet and William Hutchings.

During the panel session, John Obayuwana joined a list of politicians, celebrities and activists in the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, bringing out a sign with the trending slogan written on it. He used that opportunity to enlighten the attendees on the ongoing struggle to safeguard the return of the girls kidnapped by Boka Haram in Borno State.

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Christian Louboutin & John Obayuwana

The Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit this year attracted senior executives, industry leaders, brand experts, executives and decision makers of the luxury industry such as OBE Designer, Stella McCartney; Founder of Christian Louboutin, Christian Louboutin; CEO of DESA, Burak Celet; President of Carolina Herrera, Caroline Brown; CEO of Italia Independent, Lapo Elkann; Executive Chairman of the Estée Lauder Companies, William Lauder; President of Bottega Veneta, Marco Bizzarri and Fashion Director & Chief Fashion Critic of the New York Times, Vanessa Friedman.

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  1. AAsh

    May 16, 2014 at 8:56 am

    Am glad his using his position to draw attention to the plight of those living in bondage due to the antics of Boko Haram………..May GOD save Nigeria and Nigerians!

  2. Ikido

    May 16, 2014 at 10:40 am

    “focused on the economies and the luxury industry of Turkey and Africa.”

    Seriously? So Turkey is a specific country, but “Africa” is a specific ‘country’ too?
    Instead of dude to correct this misconception, he is carrying paper up and down, jumping on the bandwagon to get attention.

  3. @edDREAMZ

    May 16, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Niceone man and may guide nigerians frm this shameless yamz called boko haram…

  4. Jhno

    May 16, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    @ikido : lol …..haba ! must we be critical to everything !!!!! you left the issue at hand to go looking at other things

  5. Laila

    November 20, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Flashing signs at events, and what exactly is he doing in Nigeria to help these girls? Promoting luxury in a country that lacks basic necessities – clean drinking water, electricity and poor infrastructure. Bring Back Common Sense.

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