Profile of Speakers & Special Guests Gracing Mike Omotosho's Annual Lecture on "Poverty Eradication" This Thursday in Abuja

The Governor of Rotary International District 9125 Nigeria, Dr. Mike Omotosho will host YOU, the general public at his forthcoming Annual Lecture & Book Presentation with the theme "Poverty Eradication Our Collective Responsibility" 
Rotary International is a global humanitarian organization focused on reducing poverty, making the world a better place for all with particular emphasis on education, healthcare, rural water supply and sanitation. click here to read our recent detailed post about the event

Date: Thursday January 14, 2016
Theme: Poverty Eradication Our Collective Responsibility
Venue: Umar Musa Yar’ Adua Centre, Abuja.
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m

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A brief profile of the speakers and special guests gracing this prestigious occasion after the cut
                              Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai - Keynote Speaker
Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai is the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and former Director General of The Bureau of Public Enterprises, the head privatization agency in Nigeria and also the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from 16 July 2003 to 29 May 2007.
                                  Lt. General (rtd) M. I. Wushishi - Chairman and Book unveiler
Lt. General (rtd) Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi is a retired Nigerian army General, he was Chief of Army Staff (COAS) from October 1981 to October 1983 during the Shehu Shagari administration.
After retirement from the army he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of UAC of Nigeria, retiring on 1 January 2010 at age 70.
He was also Chairman of the board of UPDC (property development), a director of Stanbic IBTC Bank and MTS first Wireless, and a member of the board of Acorn Petroleum. He received the national Honour, Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger.

                                             Chief Audu Ogbeh - Special presentation
He is the Minister of Agriculture and Rural development. As of 2009, he was chairman and managing director, Efugo Farms, Makurdi, and a member of Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Incorporated, based in Philadelphia, United States of America.

                                             DrNdidi Nnoli-Edozien - Lead Rapporteur

She is the Founder and President of the Growing Businesses Foundation, GBF, Nigeria’s largest bottom of the pyramid platform which has been managing CSR Projects for multinational corporations. Her status as a social entrepreneur has been recognized by the Bertelsmann AG to whom she is affiliated as a Reinhard Mohn Fellow.

At the Africa Conference on Women in Governance, Business and Community Leadership and Women of Influence Awards in London 2010, she received the African Star Excellence Award in Business Development

                                                    Roberts U. Orya - Lead Discussant 
Roberts U. Orya is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM and presently the Honorary President of the Global Network of Export-Import Banks and Development Finance Institutions (G-NEXID).

                                                     Cyril Stober - Session Moderator
 Cyril Stober, Journalist and on Air Media Personality who currently retired from the Nigerian Television Authority(NTA). Has been in broadcasting for over 3 decades.