Jonathan, Moghalu, other dignitaries gear up for TOS symposium

FORMER Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and former presidential candidate of the Young progressives Party, YPP, in the last general election, Professor Kingsley Moghalu have been booked as key speakers at this year’s The Osasu Show Symposium.

The event is scheduled to hold on 9 September and registration for participation is open to the public online.

Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and professor of Political Economics disclosed this through his social media handle on Monday.

Other dignitaries expected at the event include former president of Malawi, Dr. Joyce Banda; Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu, an Art Historian in Princeton Univerisity, new jersey, Gayle Smith, President of ONE Campaign and many others.

”I will be participating alongside President Jonathan (2010 – 2015 Nigeria), President Banda (2012 – 2014 Malawi), Gayle E. Smith – President of ONE campaign, Dr. Oramah – President of Afreximbank and a host of other dignitaries at the 4th edition of The Osasu Show Symposium”, Moghalu hinted.

According to the organisers, the event is for leaders and stakeholders in the public and private sectors to discuss salient issues regarding continental building and sustainable development particularly as it pertains to the welfare and livelihood of the citizens all over Africa.

Founded in 2017 by the Founder/Chief Executive of TOS TV Network, Chief Osasu Igbinedion, this year’s edition of the event themed ‘Rethinking Africa’ is aimed at fostering dialogue that culminates to social change, promotes inclusivity, formulation of economic policies and programmes which would translate to perceptible and enduring socio- economic development for Africans.

Over 4.5million people are expected to participate in this year’s Symposium via media channels – TV (AIT, ITV, Channels) social media, TOS TV mobile app, radio stations etc. with participants drawn from governments in Africa, international organizations, multi-stakeholders specialised in gender and policy making as well as experts in other fields linked to the continent.

Recall that the symposium had successfully held three other editions of the show. The TOS symposium in 2017 was themed “The New Economy and Its Impact on Less Privileged Citizens”, the 2018 was tagged “Nigeria Rising! Its time: Establishing Social Accountability between the Electorate and Leaders”, and in 2019 the symposium was on “the 21st Century woman and her role in national development”.

To register, click on the link below.

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