The organiser of the of FinTech Tour lecture, Nwanma Chinyere Ogidi, today; Monday said that the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, Vice-Chancellor, Achievers University, Prof. Samuel Olabanji Aje and Senior Partner, Economist, Intrapreneurship Strategist and People-Management Consultant. Fuerte Business Solutions, Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji are scheduled to attend this year’s edition.
Nwanma, who disclosed this in an interview with Journalists in Lagos said the lecture would hold on Sept. 22, 2022.
She said, the essence of the lecture is to bridge the gap between the finance, technology and tourism industries.
Nwanma, who is also the Publisher of ‘Waka About Africa’, said the lecture which will be the first of its kind in the country, will bring together policy makers, media groups, professionals and stakeholders in the ICT, finance, aviation, tourism and culture sectors would interact and share experiences and unlock opportunities.
This, she said is to ensure that there is seamless running of the industries in Nigeria and to ensure the industries operate at optimal level.
According to her, the hidden relationships between industries and opportunities would be revealed for individual Nigerians to latch on for improvement in their investments in those industries.
“The theme for the expo is ‘FinTech Tour: Unlocking Opportunities for Nigerian Businesses”, to hold at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries (LCCI) Conference Centre, Ikeja, Lagos.
“The lecture will bring policy makers, professionals and stakeholders in the ICT, Finance, Aviation, Tourism and Culture sectors under one roof to interact, share experiences and unlock opportunities.
The organiser of the event said the objective of the lecture is to forge a warm relationship among Finance, Technology and Tourism professionals and stakeholders to make them to realise and appreciate the interrelatedness of these sectors and their importance in the Nigerian economy.
“The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, will be the Keynote Speaker at the lecture, while Economist, Strategist, Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji, is the Guest Lecturer.
Vice-Chancellor, Achievers University, Prof. Samuel Olabanji Aje, will chair the lecture while the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, will be the special guest of honour.
Other top dignitaries expected at the occasion include: Minister of Aviation, Hadi Abubakar Sirika, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami.
There will be panel of discussants at the event including goodwill messages.
Expected guests at the conference will include government officials, politicians, traditional rulers, captains of Industry, professionals in Nigeria’s banking and finance industry, members of the diplomatic corps, culture and tourism professionals, journalists and members of the public.