SAT, OCTOBER 14 2017-theG&BJournal-Lagos, Nigeria: The Women Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice in the organized private sector (OPS) in Nigeria, is set to hold its third Annual Conference. The themes for this year’s Conference are“WOMEN AS CHANGE AGENTS: TOWARDS A TAX COMPLIANT SOCIETY” AND “THE BOY CHILD.”
The Conference, according to the LCCI Women Group Chairperson, Yeye Agnes Shobajo, is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 17thOctober,2017 at the LagosOriental Hotel, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am. The first plenary session will be interactive and will provide platforms and opportunities for the Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) to educate participants, which comprise women from all Sectors, Professional Groups, Financial Institutions, Business Communities and Trade/Market Associations. While the second plenary session will focus on parenting and the Boy Child.
Shobajo also hinted that the Conference would bring together women from diverse backgrounds, corporate, business and the public sectors, including local and foreign counterparts and other notable personalities as well as students from secondary and tertiary institutions.”
Shobajo further disclosed that, “speakersat the event would include: Executive Chairman of the Lagos Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Ayodele Subair; Lagos State Honorable Commissioner for Youth and Social Development; Managing Director/CEO of MainOne Cables, Ms. Funke Opeke and Chairperson, LCCI Specialized Exhibition Committee, Mrs. IbitolaGbogboade. While other notable and eminent personalities would serve as Panelists/Discussants. The event is expected to be chaired by the President of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Mrs. Nike Akande, CON and would have the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. AkinwunmiAmbode as the special Guest of Honour,”
She further explained that, “the Women Group is a very active arm of the Chamber, whichin 2013, was created in recognition of the rising profile of female top executives and entrepreneurs in the Chamber movement in Nigeria. The Group’s main objective is to enhance, support and facilitate the recognition of the contributions of the female stock to the development of the private sector.