Saraki, Lawan to Speak on Restructuring


Nigerian leaders of thought, policy makers and major stakeholders will gather in Lagos next month at the public presentation of the book, Roundtable Discussion On Economy And Restructuring In Nigeria published by the National Pilot newspapers.

A statement by the Managing Director of the paper, Mr. Billy Adedamola said among other issues that, the panelists would discuss the way out of the perennial economic crisis that is stifling the nation’s growth and development as well as how do to resolve the issue of restructuring that ‘is fueling ethnic tension and threatening national breakup.’

Expected to join in charting a way forward for Nigeria at the event which holds at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja Lagos on April 14, 2021, are the immediate past president of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, his successor, Ahmed Lawan and former occupier of the prestigious office, David Mark who will chair the occasion.

Also invited are the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai who will be the guest speaker. The chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi leads other governors which include Prince Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Mr. Seyi Makinde of Oyo, while Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos is the chief host.

Other invitees are Ministers for Works, Babatunde Fashola and that of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari are royal fathers of the day. Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Chief Olabode George, former governors, Gbenga Daniel, Ibikunle Amosun and Abdulfatah Ahmed are other top dignitaries expected to attend.