Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Aliko Dangote, chairman and CEO, Dangote Group, Tony Elumelu, chairman Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, are among the speakers and dignitaries expected at the Afreximbank’s annual meetings next two weeks.
Other speakers are Benedict Oramah, President and chairman of the board of directors, Afreximbank, Vera Songwe,
United Nations Under-Secretary General and executive director, UNECA, Samaila Zubairu, President and CEO, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), and Albert Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Tourism, Industry and Minerals, among others.
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The 29th Afreximbank annual meetings with the theme “Realising the AfCFTA Potential in the post COVID-19 Era – Leveraging the power of the youth”, will include advisory group meetings and the annual general meeting of shareholders, complemented by seminars and plenaries.
Afreximbank annual meetings are open to banking industry professionals, trade and trade finance practitioners and other parties involved in economic development from across Africa and beyond. They are also attended by business and political leaders and have been ranked among the most important gatherings of economic decision-makers in Africa.