Nigeria – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is set to lead the Nigerian delegation to the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) in Cape Town, South Africa, a Channels report says.
Professor Osinbajo is expected to give a talk on issues related to youth’s employment and job creation.
The former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweal, and Uche Orji of the NSIA are also attending the forum.
Focus at the forum will be on infrastructure development, financing for the region, economic growth, entrepreneurship, safeguarding Africa’s democratic dividend, Africa’s mobile technology, data revolution and designing of smarter cities among others.
The forum will also discuss how best to tackle the issues facing Africa, especially terrorism.
The three-day forum which will kick off on Wednesday, June 3, will have in attendance about 1,250 persons made up of leaders, government officials, public and private sector big names, people from the academia and NGOs civil society groups.