Aliko Dangote and two former Presidents to attend Lagos Economic Summit
Onyeka Ibeanusi | Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | 794 Total Views
The Lagos Economic Summit (LES) which holds every two years creates an avenue for organisations, businesses, regulatory bodies and government to generate and exchange ideas that will ensure sustainable economic growth while proffering solutions to possible problems that can arise within the economy with the aim of attracting potential investors into the state.
This year, billionaire industrialist, Aliko Dangote, and two former Presidents, Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia and Pedro Pires of Cape Verde have been listed amongst other high profile business leaders to attend the 7th edition dubbed “EHINGBETI 2014”.
The three-day summit themed ‘‘Powering the Lagos Economy: Real Opportunities, Endless Possibilities” will take place between April 8 and 10, 2014
According to the organisers, Other speakers and panelists will include Barth Nnaji, former Minister of Power, Dr Sam Amadi, Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC); Mr Eyo Ekpo, Commissioner, Marketing Competition and Rates, NERC; Dr David Ige, Group Executive Director (Gas and Power), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); Professor Olumide Olusanya, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Science, University of Lagos and Mr Taofiq Tijani,.Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources
Also attending are Mr Chima Ibeneche, Chairman, Falcon Petroleum Ltd.; Mr Charles Momoh, Chairman, West Power & Gas; Mr Scott Desmarais, Principal Partner, Mckinsey Nigeria; Mr Anil Kumar Sarda, Managing Director, Tata Power Company Limited; Mr Fisoye Delano, Senior Vice President, Gas and Power, CAMAC; Mr Solomon Adegbie-Quaynor, Country Manager, International Finance Corporation (IFC), and many others