18th CVL Annual Lecture #CVLAL2021

The 18th edition of the flagship conference hosted by the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) is focused on African growth and development with the theme: “Capital, Innovation, Trade, Health and Education as Pathways to Prosperity in Africa”. It is scheduled to hold on Friday February 5, 2021 at 10am (W.A.T.).

Watch the annual lecture live on https://cvl.com.ng/live

The CVL Annual Lecture is scheduled to begin at 10am W.A.T.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu (former Minister of Finance)

Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (former Minister of health)

Prof. Leif Rosenberger (international Economist and Security expert).

Special Guest: Dr. Amany Asfour. President of the Africa Business Council.

Distinguished panelists include:

Dr. Omano Edeghiji (Political Economist and Senior researcher Centre for Policy Studies Johannesburg),

Professor Aliyu Jauro (Director General/ Chief Executive Officer of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA).)

Dr. Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist of the Afreximbank

Hon. Wamkele Mene, Chief Executive of ACFTA

Dr. Vera Songwe (Executive Secretary United Nation Economic Commission for Africa)

Prof. Fred Olayele, Nigerian-born Chief Economist at the New York Economic Development Corporation

Mrs. Sarah Olanrewaju Anyanwu (Professor of Developmental Economics)

Prof Pat Utomi (Chief Host and Founder, CVL)

Every year, CVL collaborates with renowned world leaders to promote and encourage good leadership in Nigeria and Africa through her flagship programme, the Annual Lecture & International Leadership Symposium. Over the years, CVL has successfully hosted 17 thought-provoking editions, featuring brilliant minds from around the world as speakers with discussion on various issues ranging from Education, Leadership, Health, infrastructure, Democracy, Capital, Values, Agriculture and Entrepreneurship to mention a few.

Previous Keynote speakers include President of Afreximbank Dr. Okey Oramah, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Liberia’s President George Oppong Weah, and General Yakubu Gowon and experts such as Prof Paul Collier, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, and former UNIDO Director-General, Dr. Kendeh Yumkella. The Governors who have participated include Governor Kayode Fayemi, Peter Obi, Lagos State Governors such as Sen. Bola Tinubu, Babatunde Raji Fashola and Akinwumi Ambode, Donald Duke and all the incumbent Jigawa State Governor and past Edo State Governors.

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