The acclaimed ‘common sense Senator,Ben Murray-Bruce, who has become popular for his advocacy for proudly Nigerian products and Award-winning Filmmaker Kunle Afolayan are billed to participate at the Made-In-Nigeria (MAIN)Festival, a seven-day event that will offer made-in-Nigeria solutions, highlight global novelties, identify potential partnerships and connect the world to Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria.
The event which is due to hold at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, Lagos will attract several high profile personalities in Nigeria as speakers. The notable personalities will be led by His Excellency, the Vice- President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) and Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Other dignitaries expected to attend include the richest man in Nigeria, Mr Aliko Dangote, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Mr Godwin Emefiele, Honourable Minister of Power, Works & Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola, Ronald Chagoury, Chairman and The Chagoury Group among others.
Planned under the theme, ‘Innovate, Connect and Power the Future’, according to a statement on its site, www.mainfestival.com is expected to have in attendance over 100, 000 guests during the seven-day period.
The theme is centered on showcasing unique solutions to some of Nigeria’s problems especially in the areas of infrastructure, technology and power and at the same time connecting the world to the numerous investment opportunities available across the 36 states of the federation.
The ‘Made-In-Nigeria’ (MaIN) idea is a private sector-driven initiative that seeks to create a platform for the maximum expression of the true Nigerian spirit; the spirit of enterprise and industry; of commerce and community; of tenacity