Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, and other numerous dignitaries are expected to grace the 6th Anniversary Lecture/Niger Delta Awards of GbaramatuVoice newspaper.
The 6th anniversary lecture/Niger Delta award with the theme: ‘Dwindling State of Crude Oil Demand in the Global Market: The Way Forward’, is slated for Tuesday, August 10, 2021, by 10:00am, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
A statement signed by Jacob Abai, Publisher & Chief Executive Officer, GbaramatuVoice Publishing Company and made available to INFO DAILY said governor of Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri, will be the Host, while Senator Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State is expected to chairman the occasion.
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Abai who stated further that the anniversary/lecture will centre on critical new research themes as sustainable development goals in the Niger Delta, added that the deliberations would also address all spectra of analysis including the oil and gas industry.
According to him, the event has a rich history of promoting national unity, recognizing good works of various individuals that have positively imprinted their names in various areas of endeavors while contributing to the life chances of humanity.
The Publisher said list of eminent awardees made up of Nigerians and Non-Nigerians drawn from different sectors of human endeavors after thorough rigorous but transparent process shall be made known to the general public in due course.
Abai listed other dignitaries expected at the lecture/award giving ceremony as traditional rulers from the Niger Delta; captain of industries within and outside the country; executives of International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country; public office holders from the Niger Delta region; leaders of specialized groups in Nigeria, among others.
Recall that the company had held similar series at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers States, respectively and this is the 3rd of the series.