Governor Aliyu to Speak on “Governance, Social Conflict and the Imperatives of Communal Harmony”
Alhaji Mu’azu Babangia Aliyu, Executive Governor of Niger State, will be the Guest Speaker at the monthly Public Policy Forum of Business Hallmark scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2012 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, beginning at 10 a.m. He will speak on “Governance, Social Conflict and the Imperative of Communal Harmony”.
A statement by the BH Public Policy Forum Chairman, Prof. George Obiozor, stated that Governor Aliyu’s acceptance to speak at the event was a demonstration of his commitment to the unity of Nigeria and peaceful co-existence of the various ethnic and religious groups of the country. He noted that Aliyu has been a strong promoter of the oneness of Nigeria, especially since the beginning of the security challenges that confront the government of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Other dignitaries to grace the occasion are Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State as Special Guest, while Prof. Anya O. Anya will chair the session.
The theme of this month’s Public Policy Forum, according to Obiozor, is “Governance, Social Conflict and the Imperative of Communal Harmony.”
Public Policy Forum is a civic outreach programme organized by Business Hallmark to provide a platform for eminent policy makers to articulate their views on diverse socio-political and economic issues.
Some eminent Nigerians who addressed the Forum in the past include Gov. Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State; Dr Joseph Odumodu, Director-General, Standards Organization of Nigeria; Dr Oscar Onyema, Director-General, Nigerian Stock Exchange; Mr Osita Chidoka, Corps-Marshal & Chief Executive, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others.
Prof. George Obiozor
Chairman, Public Policy Forum