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Osinbajo To Chair Public Sector Risk, Governance Summit

Osinbajo To Chair Public Sector Risk, Governance Summit

The inaugural Public Sector Risk and Governance Summit (PSRGS) 2021 is scheduled for November 30 and will be chaired by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.

The Managing Director/CEO of Conrad Clark Nigeria (CCN), Joachim Adenusi, who is the summit Chief Host made this known in an interview on Friday in Lagos.

Adenusi said that the Vice President would give the opening address at the summit.

He noted that Osinbajo’s acceptance to participate was a considerable endorsement of the group’s effort to engage Nigerian public sector institutions and political leaders in dialogues on the art of effective risk handling.

He added that the summit would galvanise stakeholders into embracing new approaches for delivering services, optimising public performance, and improving transparency and accountability.

Adenusi said that the CCN’s flagship PSRGS was a platform for decision-makers, thought leaders and other stakeholders to discuss best practices in delivering good risk governance and efficient public services.

This, he said, would drive the country to achieve economic prosperity and social progress.

“It will also prevent future risks and leverage opportunities amid uncertainties in a fast-changing world.

“We are greatly delighted that the Vice President will be our Summit Chair.

“Other speakers at the one-day hybrid summit include Dr. Tayo Aduloju, Senior Fellow, Economic Policy, Strategy and Competitiveness at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).

“Also attending are Prof. M.L. Amadu, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Research and Special Duties; Prof. Peter Young, 3M Chair in International Business at the Opus College of Business of University of St. Thomas, USA.

“Dr. Majak D’Agoot, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at King’s College London; and Osita Chidoka, Founder, Unlock Naija, are other speakers,” he said.

Adenusi added that sub-topics for the summit were: ‘Managing Risks in Public Sector: Advancing the practice of risk management to improve outcomes.’

Others are Public Transparency and Accountability Risks: The Imperatives of good governance and economic opportunities among others.

The summit with the theme: “Unlocking the Heart of Nigeria – A Risk-Based Approach” is organised in collaboration with CLEEN Foundation, a civil society organisation focused on promoting public safety, security and accessible justice.

Others are Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and the Integrity Organisation, anti-corruption research, advocacy and consulting organisation and it is also supported by the National University Commission (NUC).

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