BIG STAGE SET FOR APC LEADER, BOLA AHMED TINUBU 10TH HISTORIC COLLOQUIUM,RIGHT NOW
*All is now set for the historic 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium,an annual high-powered policy roundtable to mark the 66th anniversary of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu.
The President and commander in chief, Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead Other eminent personalities including the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors, senators, ministers, political leaders and federal lawmakers, among others, will grace the summit scheduled to hold at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island.
In a very detailed statement issued to WORLD LEADERS by the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, IT noted that the 10th edition of the Bola Tinubu Colloquium would focus on a theme, “Investing in People.”
He said the colloquium would provide a talk shop for attendees “to tell the unique Nigerian story of what it means for the government to act as a social investor in the affairs of its people.
“It will ascertain whether the quest for the government to act as a social investor can be regarded as campaign slogan or a mere ideology with no incremental/socio-economic benefits.
Bello added that the yearly gathering “has become a veritable ground for sharing knowledge, experiences and information around socio- economic issues and addressing the common governance challenges confronting Nigeria.”
He explained the idea behind the Bola Tinubu Colloquium. He said it was conceived in 1999 by Tinubu’s close friends and associates, who felt that some of the very rich and stimulating intellectual debates that hallmarked some of the meetings at which he presided should be translated to a platform which would expand the conversation and lead to tangible outcomes.
*Stage play titled “iOpen Eye”
*Multimedia presentation on the history of the colloquium (since 2008)
*Governor Ambode’s welcome address
*President Buhari’s opening remarks.
*Presentation on Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (Mrs Abimbola Adesanmi National coordinator National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) and Rosemary John Ignatius (food vendor)
*A Poem in honour of Tinubu by a school pupil and beneficiary of the NHGSFP, Muhammad Anaslshaq,
Presentation on N Power programme and job creation by Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede SSA to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment,
*Presentation on N Power-The Technology Story by the Chief Solutions Architect, Softcom Limited Omoseinde Olabayo
North East Makeathon presentation by SA to the Vice President on IDPs Brimah Mohammed
*Presentation on the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, ‘Market Moni’ by Mrs. Constance Lewechukwu. Executive Director, Bank of Industry and Coordinator, Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, •Presentation by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on ‘Tying the Knots,’ Linking the Philosophy to Governance and Commitment.