Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state and Ibikunle Amosun, his Ogun state state counterpart, are among the top government officials and key players in the private sector expected to attend the third annual programme of Dauda Adegbenro Foundation.
The lecture, themed ‘Transparency in the Extractive Industries: Driving wealth creation and sustainable revenue as solution to economic recession’, is scheduled to hold on Wednesday at the University of Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
According to a statement by the organisers, the occasion will be chaired by Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development, with Ajimobi as the chief host and Amosun, a special guest of honour.
Waziri Adio, executive secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) will be the lead speaker.
Doyin Salami of Lagos Business School (LBS) and Olugbenga Ajayi Ehinola, head of Geology department, University of Ibadan, are among the panelists that would join Adio in discussing the topical issue.
Other guests expected at the lecture are Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara state governor, and Fola Adeola, former managing director, Guaranty Trust Bank.
The Dauda Adegbenro Foundation was set up in 2013 by prominent Nigerians to immortalise the late Dauda Adegbenro, former premier of western region during the first republic.