THE CNSF STORY - CORPORATE NIGERIA STAKEHOLDERS & INVESTORS FORUM, N.Y, USA
The 2-day Corporate Nigeria Stakeholders' & Investors' Forum which took place in United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA on 29th and 30th July, 2013 has come and gone but the tempo to achieve the forum's aims and objectives of bridging the gap between potential investors in Nigeria and in diaspora has been put into motion.
The forum which was sponsored by Delta State Government who were represented by a powerful delegation of its economic team namely the Dr. Festus Okubor; the Chief of Staff to the state Governor, Dr. Kingsley Emu; Hon Commissioner for Commerce, Chike Ogeah Esq., the Hon Commissioner for Information and Hon. Oma Djeba, the Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Foreign Relations amongst others had various guest speakers such as the immediate past president of Institute of Directors, Arc. T.C. Awagu, Hon Joseph Akinlaja of House Committee on Diaspora matters who represented Abike Dabiri-Erewa, MD/CEO of Kresta Laurel Nig. Ltd, Engr. Dideolu Falobi FNSE, Mr. Micheal Adeniyi, Mr. Chike Ogeah, Dr. Kingsley Emu etc.
Various topics were treated to address the theme at hand some of which are:
The Nigerian Investment Environment - Opportunities
and Challenges BY ENGR FALOBI.
Disseminating Delta Beyond Oil Message - CHIKE OGEAH
Dr. Emu diligently took the audience through INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT with particular focus on Delta State
The Need For A Nigeria Investment Summit Group was also explored.
The turning point of the event was when Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the Executive Governor of Delta State was presented with Excellence Award in Governance & his ardent support of Arts / Culture in Nigeria by the Consul- General of the Consulate of Nigeria to New York, Ambassador Habib Habu for the CNSF team.
The award was received on Dr. Uduaghan's behalf by his Chief of Staff, Dr. Festus Okubor.
There was an after party whereby Nigerian artistes including Mike Aremu, Gbenga Adeyinka, Jimmyjatt etc were showcased.
Corporate Nigeria Stakeholders & Investors' Forum was conceptualized and organized by Heartlink Group with Endorsement from the Embassy of Nigeria to United States, Washington.
There was a synergy of input and support from professionals from various industries.