General T. Y. Danjuma, Chairman and Founder of the TY Danjuma Foundation is expected to chair a webinar put together by the Ọbafẹmi Awolọwọ Foundation.
A statement by Ambassador Dr O. Awolọwọ Dosumu, the Executive Director of Awolọwọ Foundation say the webinar is scheduled to hold on Monday, 11th April 2022 at 5 pm (Nigeria time).
The statement further pointed out that the webinar themed, ‘The Role of Foundations in Developing Countries’, will attempt an incisive analysis of the impact of Foundations on development efforts, share experiences and, possibly, explore synergies for greater effect.
The Keynote Address will be delivered by Professor Friday Okonofua, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Director of Grants & Research at the University of Benin. He is also the erstwhile Vice-Chancellor of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State.
The Distinguished Panellists include Max Adv. Boqwana, CEO of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, Dr Annette Akinṣẹtẹ, CEO of the Sickle Cell Foundation, Mrs Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Dr Hope Usieta, CEO of the Leventis Foundation.
Chief Kọla Daisi, Chairman, Kọla Daisi Foundation, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Chairman MTN Foundation and Mr Mamadou Biteye, Executive Secretary, African Capacity Building Foundation will be the Special Guests.
Various categories of Foundations, as well as other cognate institutions in Nigeria, Africa and beyond, have also been invited to participate in the seminar.
The event will be moderated by communication expert, Dr Victor Ọladokun.