Colloquium to Address the Role of Energy in National Development set for December 14

On December 14, 2019 at Giginya Hotel, Sokoto Bye Pass, Sokoto the 2nd National Colloquium organised by a group of professionals across the country as part of efforts to by the professionals to bring their expertise towards deepening Nigeria’s development

The goal, according to the convener, Zayyanu Tambari Yabo, is to provide a platform for ideas discussion, sharing and dissemination to a varied audience back at home who may not have access to specialist knowledge on various topical issues relevant to national development.”

The second edition of the colloquium seeks to explore the “actual role played by energy in its various variants and manifestations in the development process is still subject of debate and controversies, with researchers, analysts and experts pitched against one another.”

This, according to the organizer is a logical follow-up to the maiden Colloquium convened on 7th January 2017 in Sokoto, which focused on the role of culture and communication in national development.

The Symposium which will be chaired Mr. Osten Olorunsola, Nigeria Country Chairman, Energy Institute (United Kingdom) will host Dr. Habib Nuhu, Public Sector Energy Policy Specialist as keynote Speaker. It also has array of eminent personalities of distinguished accomplishment from diverse fields and experiences, billed to share their thoughts at the event. This Include the National Executive of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Chinyere Nnenna Igwegbe, Pincipal Lecturer and Head Policy and Transparency Division at Kaduna Polytechnics, Engr. Auwal Anwar, Principal Lecturer and Head of Policy and Transparency Division at The Kaduna Polytechnic. (Discussant). Others are Dr. Abubakar Umar Kari, , Member Governing Council, University of Abuja. Alhaji Auwalu Ilu, Managing Director, Ultimate Gas Ltd. Mr. Kronakegha Uti, CEO, Ronaut Ventures Ltd..

Others are Prof. Sunday Adefila, Immediate Past President, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers. Dr. Ibrahim Dankani, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto. Prof. Paul Mamza, President, Polymer Institute of Nigeria, Hadiza Garbati, Energy Sector Expert, Prof. Omowumi O. Iledare, Emeritus Professor of Petroleum Economics, Centre for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, USA, Engr. Akemokue Lukman, Former Special Adviser, Industry, Trade & Investment to former Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State.

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