Highlights of 19th CVL Annual Lecture and International Leadership Symposium

The Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) held the 19th CVL Annual Lecture and International Leadership Symposium on the 7th of February, 2022, at the Agip hall of the Muson center, Lagos. The CVL annual lecture also commemorated the 66th birthday anniversary of the founder of CVL, Professor Pat Utomi.

The annual flagship Leadership symposium was tagged “Economic Evolution of Life After COVID 19: Measures to Rebuilding Economies in Africa”. High profile personalities, scholars, and policy makers from Africa and around the world were in attendance, both in-person and on virtual platforms.  

 

The Founder of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), Prof. Pat Utomi spoke about The CVL Journey – sharing life experiences that influenced initiatives from the CVL Annual Lecture to the Widow Support Centre. His speech was followed by remarks from the Chairman of the occasion, Izoma Phillip Asiodu.

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The Keynote Speech was delivered by Prof Kingsley Moghalu who highlighted alternative sources of financing for African countries post-covid including diaspora bonds, tax reform, land reform and public private partnerships.

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Chairperson of the Board of CVL, Prof (Mrs) Ifeoma Utomi spoke about new thinking in the new normal. She touched on CVL programs such as the Nigeria History Series which was developed during the pandemic.

prof (mrs) ifeoma utomi at the cvl annual lecture 2022

Ambassador Albert Muchanga then spoke on the economic effects of the pandemic on African countries and the need to invest in building internal capacities in order to achieve objectives of Agenda 2063 and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

ambassador albert muchanga at the cvl annual lecture 2022

 

After a musical interlude from Teekay, the panel discussion was opened, featuring distinguished speakers Dr. Ayo Teriba, Prof. Osita Ogbu, Prof. Chris Ekong, Izoma Asiodu and was anchored by Prof Pat Utomi.

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panelists at the 2022 cvl annual lecture

 

The vote of thanks was delivered by the Executive Director at CVL, Ms. Isioma Utomi.

isioma utomi at the cvl annual lecture 2022

 

Thank you to all who attended the 2022 CVL Annual Lecture.

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The 19th CVL Annual Lecture and International Leadership Symposium was proudly supported by:

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), The MUSON Centre, Internet Solutions Nigeria (ISN),  Bon Voyage Hotel, MTN, Access Bank and Dates Natural Solutions.

 

About CVL

CVL (Centre for Values in Leadership) is a social enterprise involved in leadership development activities aimed at raising self-sacrificing leaders that will drive Africa’s quest for modernity and human progress. For more than seventeen years, we have been in the fore of trying to determine, through training, research, influence and advocacy, the way leaders are shaped, for the Generation Next. We have a number of programmes in pursuit of this objective and they can be reviewed on our website, www.cvl.com.ng.

 

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