…Research, Internal Security In Focus
The Education Writers’ Association of Nigeria, EWAN is set for its annual Education Summit this year.
The summit, which is the fourth edition and with the theme: “Research for National Development: Nigeria’s Internal Security in Focus,” will be held on December 19th at Radisson Blu Ikeja Lagos.
The Chairman of Lagos State Research and Innovation Council, who is the immediate past Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe will be the keynote speaker at the event.
The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, will chair the summit while the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman is the chief host.
In a statement signed the Secretary, Central EWAN Summit Committee, Christiana Akande-Alabi there will be a session moderated by Veteran Broadcaster, Mrs. Bimbo Oloyede, with Discussants to be led by UBEC Executive Secretary, and Ex-Director, of ABU’s Centre for Research and Historical Documentation (Arewa House) Dr. Hamid Bobboyi.
Other activities involve panel discussions on the following sub-themed: Financial Security and Future of Banking in Nigeria: What Needs from Researchers?, with Lead Paper Discussant, as Group MD/CEO, United Bank for Africa – UBA, Oliver Alawuba.
Other sessions include: Food Security, Health Safety, and Environmental Sustainability: What Nexus? – Researchers’ Perspectives, to be chaired by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Lagos state, Hon. Tokunbo Wahab, with the Lead Discussant, Prof. Taibat Lawanson.