The Senate and House of Representatives’ Committees on Capital Market and Institutions, Securities and Exchange Commission and other Regulatory Agencies is to hold the Second biennial Stakeholders’ Forum on the Capital Market on Monday, July 23, 2018.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be the Special Guest of Honour while Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara will be Chief Hosts.
The trio will be joined by other federal legislators, capital market experts and others at the morning conference and evening dinner scheduled to take place at Ladi kwali Hall of Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Abuja.
Top private sector players including leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr.
Tony Elumelu; Chairman Coronation Capital, Mr.
Aigboje Aig-Imohkuede and MD of Access Bank, Mr.
Herbert Wigwe are expected to make this year’s event even more noteworthy.
Others expected to grace the event includes; MD of Chapel Hill Denham, Mr.
Michael Adegbola; MD of CSCS, Mr.
Jalo Waziri Haruna; Group CEO of United Capital Plc, Mr.
Peter Ashade; MD of Financial Derivatives Ltd, Mr.
Bismarck Rewane; Prof.
Uche Uwaleke, First Nigerian Professor of Capital Market; Ms.
Daisy Ekineh, CEO DSE Advisory Services and Mr.
Abimbola Ogunbanjo who is President in Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
According to Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Honourable TeeJay Yusuf, this years’ conference has as its theme “Capital market as a catalyst for economic growth and development” Among the papers to be presented are Post Recession: Challenges, Implications and Opportunities for the Nigerian Capital Market; Role of Commodity Exchange; Development of the Agricultural Sector and Capital Market Options for funding the development of major infrastructure projects.
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and Ministers of Agriculture, Budget and National Planning, Trade and Investment and Works, Power and Housing, as well as State Governors including Rivers, Kebbi, Kaduna, Sokoto, Bauchi, Lagos, Nasarawa.
Also, heads of critical public institutions, including the Central Bank of Nigeria, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and PENCOM are expected to participate.
“Acting DG of SEC, Ms Mary Uduk; CEO of NSE, Mr.
Oscar Onyema, MD NASD Mr.
Bola Ajomale, MD FMDQ Mr.
Bola Onadele, MD of ARISE Africa News Channel, Ms Ijeoma Nwagwugwu, the DG Budget Office, Mr.
Ben Akabueze; DG of Debt Management Office, Ms.
Patience Oniha; MD Nigeria Commodity Exchange, Mrs.
Zaheera Baba-Ari; former Minister of Finance, Dr.
Shamsudeen Usman, among others,” Hon.
Feedback from the event is expected to help the Capital Market’s harness its potentials that will enable it mobilize development funds from across the globe towards a fast-paced execution of infrastructural projects nationwide.