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Alaghodaro 2023: Edo’s future, sustainability of Obaseki’s reforms, projects in focus as preparations intensifies seventh edition of annual summit

25 Oct 2023

Nigeria’s captains of industry and renowned policy experts among other stakeholders are set to assemble in Benin City, the Edo State capital, for the highly anticipated Alaghodaro Investment Summit, which is expected to serve as a platform to envision a prosperous future Edo State and chart a path for the sustainability of the numerous projects and programmes by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration.

This is as preparations are in top gear for the success of the event organized yearly by the private sector in the State to mark the anniversary of the Obaseki-led administration.

With the theme, “The Edo Story: Creating Shared Opportunities into the Future,” the five-day summit will take place between Wednesday, November 8 and Sunday, November 12, 2023, in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Now in its seventh edition, the 2023 Alaghodaro will shine a spotlight on the government's transformative programs and policies implemented over the past years, which have significantly enhanced the well-being of countless Edo residents and will help set the direction for a prosperous future for the State.

In a statement, the Chairperson, Local Organising Committee and Executive Secretary, Alaghodaro Economic Summit Limited/Gte, Eire Ifueko Alufohai, said the summit, which has become a symbol of the State’s vision to become a thriving economic and industrial hub will attract the crème de la crème in the nation’s private and public sectors and beyond.

She assured that this year’s edition, being the last summit that will be celebrated under the leadership of Governor Godwin Obaseki, promises to be memorable and exciting with an array of events that will leave a lasting impact on the State’s future.

According to her, “The activities lined up for this year’s summit 2023 include the Edo Women Conference scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2023, which will be followed by the Ancient City Tour and Cocktail on Thursday, November 9, 2023.

“On Friday, November 10, 2023, will be the main Alaghodaro Summit, Muslim Prayers, Award and Dinner, while the Governor’s Golf Tournament, Food Fair and Youth Concert will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023. The event will end on Saturday, November 12, 2023 with Thanksgiving Service.”

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