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Mimiko To Lead Discussions At The 2016 International Youth Day In Lagos

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The Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko will on Saturday lead a bench of discussants at the 2016 United Nations International Youth Day, IYD, in Lagos.

The programme, which is hosted by Rise Networks, is being organized to create very robust conversations with thoughtful leaders and professionals from various alternative industries, to give practical insights on how successive generations of Nigeria will survive in the post oil era.

The theme of this year’s event is The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Sustaining Production and Consumption.

Governor Mimiko, who will be speaking on The Blueprint of Successful Youth Development: What Governments and Political leaders must do now as a keynote speaker of the event and, will be joined by Kunle Afolayan, Actor, film producer and director, and Aishah Ahmad, group head, Consumer Banking and Wealth Creation, Diamond Bank Plc. and chairperson of the Governing Council of Women in Business Management and Public Service (WIMBIZ).

Other discussants include; Joy Isi Bewaji, feminist writer, newspaper columnist and television/radio Presenter, Audu Maikori, lawyer, social activist and president of Chocolate City Entertainment Group, Nkemdilim Begho, founder/managing director, Future Software Resources and Okechukwu Ofili, founder of Okadabooks.com.

The occasion will hold on Saturday, 13th August 2016 at the Multipurpose Hall C, University of Lagos (UNILAG) Akoka, Yaba, Lagos. It will be chaired by the former secretary-general of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku who has been advocating for the restructuring of Nigeria in recent times.

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