Nigerian Risk Awards and Summit 2020 to address leadership crisis
Summit Chairman for the NRA 2020 will be Ibukun Awosika, Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Keynote Speaker will be Prof. Karuti Kanyinga of University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Business leaders and a panel of experts will convene on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to deliberate on lasting solutions to Nigeria's leadership and followership crises. The platform for the discussions will be the 5th edition of the Nigerian Risk Awards and Summit, which will hold virtually due to the need to comply with COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines.
The Nigerian Risk Awards and Summit is organised annually by Conrad Clark Nigeria (CCN) Ltd, a leading provider of strategic risk and transformational change management solutions and services. According to a statement sent to Financial Nigeria – Africa's premier development and finance journal – by the organiser of the event, the theme of the Nigerian Risk Awards and Summit 2020 is Leadership vs Followership Risk – Uniting a Divided People.
Summit Chairman for the NRA 2020 will be Ibukun Awosika, Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Keynote Speaker will be Karuti Kanyinga, Research Professor of Development Studies at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, Kenya.
According to CCN, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will be the Chief Host, while Joachim Adenusi, Director/Partner at CCN will be the host.
Over the past editions of the event, honours have been conferred on individuals who made impacts in their organisations through effective risk management as well as organisations that have implemented good governance, risk management and internal control systems and strategies. During the 2020 summit, awards will be presented to individuals and organisations making efforts towards effective management of risks in their organisations and the country at large.
"This summit will provide the perfect vehicle for both young and old professionals across different industries in the public and private sector to proffer lasting solutions to the challenges facing leadership, ethnic violence, sociocultural division, religious crisis and also to address critical issues threatening national security, business sustainability, economic crisis and national development," according the a statement by the summit organiser.
CCN said the summit will offer risk-based approaches to addressing key challenges facing the nation, especially given the uncertainties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will also receive insights on how to develop strategies to advance organisational goals. Other objectives of the event include providing thought leadership on fixing Nigerian businesses and politics.
More information on the event is available on the conference website and individuals and organisations can purchase regular tickets for N30,000 each or the premium tickets for N50,000 each.
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