Tourism, Culture Stakeholders Converge At WakaAbout Africa 5th Anniversary June 7


…Discuss New Investments Opportunities


WakaAbout Africa, a news publication that celebrates Africa tourism and cultural heritage at home and in the Diaspora is to organise its 5th Anniversary Conference aim at stimulating sustainable investments in tourism and culture, which further translates benefits to real growth in a diversified economy.

An online statement issued by the Head, Admin/ Public Relations, WakaAbout Africa, Deborah Adesina said that the event is scheduled for June 7, 2017, at NECA Building Alausa in Lagos.

She said that the event, which promises to be epoch-making been organised by WakaAbout Africa publication to commemorate its 5th Anniversary.

She explained that the conference which has as its theme, “ICT & Finance as Catalyst for Tourism and Culture in a Diversified Economy” will bring a range of policy makers, including professionals and stakeholders in the ICT, Finance, Tourism& Culture sectors under one roof to interact and share experiences.

The Head of Admin/Public Relations further explained that Managing Directors /Chief Executive Officers of banks and their counterparts in Telcos, Director Generals of agencies, captains of industries, Ambassadors and Cultural Attaches of Foreign Missions in Nigeria, royal fathers, as well as tourism and culture investors and enthusiasts, including high net worth business men will converge to discuss the key areas for stimulating new investments opportunities.

Speaking on the August event, the Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Chinyere Nwanma Ogidi, said the participants will also use the occasion to forge warm relationships between them and thus realise and appreciate the interrelatedness of the varied sectors and their importance in diversifying Nigeria’s economy.

She added that a wide range of activities including corporate exhibition, an elaborate conference session, panels of Discussion and networking segments have been planned for the day, adding that there will also be a pot-pouring of entertainments segments involving cultural displays and showcase of investment potentials in the sector.

She hinted that Director of Public Affairs, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Tony Ojobo, will be the Keynote Speaker at the conference, while Chief Mike Ahamba, SAN will chair the event and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information & Culture will be the Special Guest of Honour.

Also,a range of professionals in the ICT and finance sectors has also been selected to make the discussion segments both engaging and rewarding for all.

WakaAbout Africa is a news publication 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, etc, WakaAbout Africa offers its readers the best news and features on culture, festivals, carnivals, aviation, motoring, politics, business and more.

The event is organised in consonance with Waka About Africa’s core values of using creative means to stimulate growth and sustainability in Nigeria’s economy through wider patronages in the Hospitality, Tourism and Culture business segments.

It is hoped that the partnership and staunch support organizers of the event will receive from other organisations will translate into the overall success of the event.





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