His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, today engaged LBS alumni and members of the Nigerian business community in a discussion about positioning Nigeria for global competitiveness at the 20th Annual LBS Alumni Conference.
He highlighted potential areas of growth for the economy and emphasised his optimism about the future. He reiterated his commitment to tackling the present challenges and restoring the Lagos of our dreams.
His Excellency, who was also the Special Guest of Honour at the event, appealed to members of the private sector and business community to play a more activist role in supporting and identifying opportunities to make Lagos and Nigeria more competitive.
The Guest Speaker, Mr Aig-Imokhuede, President, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Honorary President, was on hand to contribute his perspective on the topic alongside other discussants.
The much-anticipated event, hosted by alumni of the Chief Executive Programme (CEP 22 ) and tagged ‘Building a Competitive Nation’ was not only attended by captains of industry but also renowned economic experts who led the Economic Session – Dr Adedoyin Salami, LBS Faculty; Mr Rasheed Olaoluwa, CEO, Bank of Industry; Mr Taiwo Dauda, Executive Director, Infrastructure Bank and Mr Tokunbo Talabi, President, Superflux International Limited.
Indeed, the forum provided the School’s distinguished alumni a refresher on the Nigerian economy, with projections for 2016 as well as interactive panel discussions.
The Alumni Conference, popularly known as ‘Alumni Day’, is the biggest annual academic event of the Lagos Business School Alumni Association (LBSAA) which features carefully selected experts in their respective fields.
The conference is in furtherance of the objective of the association to afford its members life-long learning opportunities after graduation from the School.