Emeka Anyaoku To Lead Nigeria Leadership Summit 2013 in discussions and deliberations on the future of youth, development and empowerment in Nigeria.
The former Secretary General of the Common
Wealth of Nations Chief Emeka Anyaoku is the
Chairman of the Nigeria Leadership Summit 2013
which has been announced to be held on 11th and
12th of December 2013, at the prestigious
Intercontinental Hotel in Victoria Island Lagos.
Chief Anyaoku who is one of Nigeria’s most
respected Statesmen is expected to lead the
discussions and deliberations on the future of youth,
development and empowerment in Nigeria.
This year’s Summit is focused on Job creation and
its theme is “LETS GET TO WORK”.
The choice of Chief Anyaoku is therefore most
appropriate as he is one Nigerian whose reputation
for National Development and youth Empowerment
is without question. Chief Anyaoku’s recognition is
truly global having received the highest national
civilian honours of several Nations including but not
limited to Cameroon, Lesotho, Madagascar,
Namibia, Republic of South Africa and Trinidad &
Tobago’s Trinity Cross (TC) as well as one of the
highest honours in Britain the Grand Cross of the
Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) from Her Majesty The
Queen of the United Kingdom in 2000.
He has also received hundreds of awards, degrees
and recognition for outstanding service to humanity
from over 55 universities, institutions and
organizations all over the World. He is currently,
Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council on
International Relations in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Leadership Summit 2012 was termed by
the media as one of the most successful
conferences ever held in the history of Nigeria. The
event recorded over 3000 delegates, over 35 high
quality speakers, and it was the very first Summit,
Conference or seminar in Nigeria to be streamed
live to an audience of over 35,000 people in
different parts of the World.
“I am very excited about the Nigeria Leadership
Summit 2013 because the Conveners have a unique
focus and that is Youth Empowerment and Inclusion,
and I am totally committed to getting our Youths
into the work place using innovative strategies like
the ones promoted by the Anabel Leadership
Academy,”said Chief Anayaoku when asked about
his role in the Summit.
Chief Anyaoku’s participation at the helm of affairs
for the Nigeria Leadership Summit shows
tremendous promise for the future of the Nigeria
Leadership Summit and its entry into a class of its
own as one of the few World Class events being
held in Nigeria. In addition to Chief Anyaoku there
will be key note addresses from His Excellency
Chief Ernest Shonekan the former Head of State, Mrs
Oby Ezekwesili former World Bank Vice President
and a host of others.
According to Nicholas Okoye President of the
ANABEL GROUP and convener of the Nigeria
Leadership Summit, this year’s Summit will also
include three special focus panels. The first one is
on Women in Business, and the strategic role of
women in Job creation for Nigeria, some of the
Nation’s most successful women in Business have
signed up to participate in this panel.
A second panel will focus exclusively on
Entrepreneurship in Nigeria and using the path to
entrepreneurship as a solution for Jobs creation, this
panel will review the challenges as well as the
opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Nigeria, and how
we as a Nation can use Entrepreneurship to tackle
the unemployment crisis that is ravaging Nigeria.
The third special focus panel will be on Power; an
industry in Transition, providing for the Nigerian
People a deep insight into the recently privatized
Power Generation, and Distribution Companies and
a sneak preview of the regulatory environment, the
opportunities for Entrepreneurs and the strategic
role the industry will play in national development
in the months and years ahead. “ ……we are
focused on youth empowerment because we
strongly believe that Nigeria’s future lays almost
exclusively with our ability to empower our youths,”
said Nicholas Okoye Anabel Group President.
This year’s Leadership Summit is receiving support
from the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission,
NEST Oil Group, Heritage Bank and a host of others.
Nigerians have been advised to monitor the web
site for further announcements of speakers and
participants at http://www.nigerialeadershipsummit.com