The Publisher and Editor In- Chief of Waka About, Chinyere Nwanma Ogidi has stated that this year’s event Waka About Africa 2018 Conference would not only give participants opportunity to interact meaningfully but that it would also bring about deep relationships between them and further open vista in diverse sectors.
This is just as she informed that the event billed for November 28, 2018, would be held at the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Annex, Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.
An online statement issued by the organiser of the conference, explained that the event which would be far reaching is the brain child of Waka About Africa publication.
According to the statement ,the theme of the conference is, “Deploying ICT To Expand Financial Inclusion: Prospects and Challenges” is poised to bring together experts from different fields of human endeavour including professionals and stakeholders in the ICT, Finance, Tourism & Culture sectors under one roof to compare notes and share other experiences.
The statement added that it is expected that Managing Directors/Chief Executive Officers of banks and their counterparts in telecoms, directors general of government agencies, captains of industries, Ambassadors and Cultural Attaches of Foreign Missions in Nigeria, royal fathers, as well as tourism & culture nvestors and enthusiasts, including high net worth business men will meet to discuss the key areas aimed at encouraging novel investments prospects.
According to Ogidi, “Participants will also use the event to interact meaningfully and which would bring about deep relationships between them and thus open vista in diverse sectors and their reputation in sincere and spirited move to truly and practically expanding the frontiers Nigeria’s economy.”
She stressed that wide range of activities including corporate exhibition, an elaborate conference session, panels of discussion and networking segments are planned for the day.
According to her there will also be entertainments segments involving cultural displays and showpiece of investment potentials in the sector.
According to the organiser, the Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed will be the Special Guest of Honour, Keynote Speaker at the conference is the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, while the President, Pan African Cultural Congress Bureau, Dr. Ferdinand Anikwe will chair the conference
Also, a range of professionals in the ICT and finance sectors will be on hand to do justice during discussion sections, which promises to be exciting.
Recalled that Waka About Africa is a news platform that celebrates Africa tourism and cultural heritage at home and in the Diaspora.
As a premium publication circulating in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, an in-flight official publication to major airlines on local and international routes, hotels among others. Waka About Africa offers its readers the best news and features on culture, festivals, carnivals, aviation, motoring, politics, business, sports and more.