Uduaghan to address LSE Roundtable on Nigeria

Source: pointblanknews.com

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, will be the

special guest of honour at a Business Roundtable on Nigeria hosted by the

London Stock Exchange (LSE) where he will espouse the roadmap inherent in

his Delta Beyond Oil initiative as a model for Nigeria in diversifying her

The Roundtable which holds on Tuesday, March 11 in London is part of the

Commonwealth Day Observance where Queen Elizabeth will be in attendance.

According a press statement by Chike Ogeah, Delta State Commissioner for

Information, the Roundtable will feature interaction between the Nigerian

delegation and the City of London financial institutions and European

CEOs. The interactive parallel sessions will involve young bright minds

and emerging leaders and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) at the

LSE introducing Nigeria as the powerhouse of Africa and sharing thoughts

on the future of Nigeria
A symposium by the House of Lords on the future of Nigeria and the growing

economic strength of its states will also hold on Tuesday. Ogeah who is

accompanying the governor on the trip said Dr. Uduaghan will in his speech

outline the features of the Delta Beyond Oil initiative under which his

administration has anchored the drive to exploit the non-oil sector of the

state's economy, develop agriculture and boost employment.

Other features of the London event designed to also mark Nigeria's

centenary include one-to-one business/trade and investment meeting

opportunity with investors with interest in Nigeria and Africa and VIP

dinner and award night to celebrate Nigeria's centennial.

Also in the governor's delegation is his special adviser on foreign

relations, Oma Djeba.