Emefiele, Ali Baba, Others to Speak at Teens Conference


The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele; former Chairperson, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and current chair of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, Director General of PenCom, Mrs. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu and ace comedian, Mr. Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere (aka Ali Baba) will be guest speakers at a Teens Conference holding in Abuja on August 13.

Organised by The Everlasting Arms Parish (TEAP) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, pastored by Dr. Eva Azodor, a consultant urologist and retired Colonel, the conference is expected to bring together teenagers from Abuja and its environs to listen to expert advice on career choices in today’s dynamic and challenging world.

According to the Conference Coordinator, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi, the objectives of the programme include teaching the teenagers to take responsibility for their future; having their imaginations fired through interaction with accomplished professionals in the society; making them to realise that no matter the odds, they can reach their goals and getting them to understand that God still intervenes in the affairs of men.

The theme of the conference, being co-sponsored by The UBA Foundation, is “Your life, your Future:  Not a Laughing Matter” while attendance will be by registration at a portal already opened at www.rccgteapteens.org.  “It promises to be a day of fun with music, food and drinks as the teenager engage people they ordinarily would see only on television. It is a mentoring programme and I am happy that these otherwise busy people have agreed to come and spend time with teenager,” said Adeniyi.