The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; President of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, and the Group President of MTN, Ralph Mupita, are among guests expected to speak at this year’s edition of BusinessDay’s flagship event, BusinessDay CEO Forum, scheduled to take place tomorrow, Thursday, July 13, 2023, at the Ballroom, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The forum in its 14th edition brings together decision-makers in the country’s private and public sectors to discuss emerging opportunities and prevailing challenges they encounter in running their organisations.
The governor, whose visionary leadership has led to remarkable achievements across all sectors of Edo State, guaranteeing reforms and programmes to ensure an enabling environment for businesses to thrive and attract investments into the State, will at the event share insights and strategies on exploring the challenges and opportunities for businesses in Nigeria’s dynamic economic landscape.
Obaseki will also be leveraging his vast public-private sector experience in examining the intricacies of the business ecosystem, addressing challenges faced by entrepreneurs, and proffering innovative solutions to overcome them, ensuring that businesses are able to contribute immensely to the nation’s economic growth and development.
With the theme, “Charting a Course to Growth and Development,” the forum will focus on conversations that will equip CEOs from across Nigeria with approaches on how to stay ahead of the changing times in making decisions and executing strategies to manage their businesses.
At the forum, the President of the African Development Bank and a leading expert on development economics will be delivering insights to CEOs who are looking to grow their businesses in the African market, while Ralph Mupita, Global CEO of the MTN Group and a pioneer in the telecommunications industry will be of great interest to CEOs who are looking to make their businesses more sustainable.
Other guests expected at the forum are Osagie Okunbor, MD of Shell Petroleum Development Company/Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria; Ibukun Awosika, Founder and CEO of The Chair Centre Group; Okey Enolamah, Founder of African Capital Alliance and Toyin Sanni, CEO of Emerging Africa Capital, amongst others.