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Rotimi Amaechi, Okezie Ikpeazu, Dakuku Peterside, Dino Melaye discuss ‘the New Economy and its Impact on Less Privileged Citizens’ at The Osasu Show Symposium



Osasu Show Symposium on poverty alleviationThe Osasu Show Symposium, convened by Osasu Igbinedion, is a forum where key stakeholders from the public and private sector gather to discuss salient issues bordering on nation building and development. Its maiden symposium held on Friday, August 25th at the International Conference Centre, Abuja with the theme “The New Economy and Its Impact on Less Privileged Citizens”.

Osasu Show Symposium on poverty alleviation

The occasion was graced by prominent dignitaries such as the Honourable Minister of Transportation and Former Governor of Rivers State Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Executive Governor of Abia State Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Hon. Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Former Governors of Akwa Ibom (Obong Victor Atta), Delta (James Ibori), and Edo State (Lucky Igbinedion), Senate Committee Chairman on F.C.T Senator Dino Melaye, Executive Director of Business Operations at NEXIM Bank Hon. Stella Okotete, Country Director of Amnesty International Osai Ojigho, Country Director of ONE Campaign Serah Makka, United Nations SDG program specialist, Hilary Ogbonna, amongst others.

There were three-panel discussion sessions on Business, Politics, and Development which explored:

  • Ending poverty and bridging the inequalities gap through infrastructure development and social protection mechanisms
  • The role of politics in ending poverty in Nigeria and
  • Balancing profit maximisation, poverty alleviation and the Nigerian business environment.

Check out more details here.

Osasu Show Symposium on poverty alleviation Osasu Show Symposium on poverty alleviation


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  1. Bowl

    August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    As if they have an inkling of of this subject matter.Dumb leaders !

    • Fleur

      August 29, 2017 at 4:53 am

      Yeah. I dont think this is the audience Osasu wants to engage. her brand is stronger getting the masses voices heard.

  2. AVI

    August 28, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    Osasu is Hardworking despite all.

  3. mrs chidukane

    August 29, 2017 at 1:10 am

    okezie you’re owing 8 months salary. come and pay. after destroying people’s homes in the name of building road, you’re one to talk.

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