The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber and a leading voice of advocacy in the organized private sector in Nigeria is set to play host to this year’s edition of the prestigious Omolayole Management Lecture, the 33rd in the series. The event, which is a high profile one, is slated for Thursday 28 at 1, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos at 3pm prompt.
Muda Yusuf, Director General of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said: “This lecture is held annually in honor of Dr. Michael Omolayole, the Former Chairman/Managing Director, Lever Brothers Nigeria Plc., now Unilever Nigeria Plc., Former Presidential Advisory Committee member and Chairman/Director of numerous multinational companies.”
According to him “the annual lecture is a brain-child of AIESEC Alumni Nigeria as part of its activities and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, aimed at addressing socio-economic issues of national and international concerns. AIESEC Alumni Nigeria organizes the Omolayole Management Lecture in collaboration with four other notable organizations, in which Dr. Michael Omolayole has played a significant role over the years. The partners include: The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)”
Yusuf further stated that, “AIESEC Alumni Nigeria (AAN) is a nonprofit organization and the world’s largest youth-run organization that helps university students explore and develop their leadership potential. It has presence in over 1,700 universities across 110 countries and territories. AIESEC aims to promote social understanding, management skills development, entrepreneurship and transformative youth leadership.” He disclosed that, “the lecture will have in attendance guests from diverse sectors of the economy, including CEO’s of top corporations, management gurus, related government agencies and financial institutions. The theme for this year’s lecture is: DIVERSIFICATION AND RENEWAL OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY: FOCUS ON NON-OIL PRODUCTION & EXPORT and the Guest speaker is Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director/CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC).