The Chairman of the Nigeran Bar Association, Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) Dr Adeoye Adefulu has described energy as a Lifeline to economic progress.
This was contained in his welcome address at the Legal Business Conference & Awards held on July 27, 2023 at Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, themed; Powering Tomorrow’s Economy Today.
Read Full Address Below;
Distinguished Guests, Esteemed Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen.
It is with great pleasure and immense pridethat I welcome you all to the business conference 23 organised by the local business network in collaboration with the energy and natural resources committee of the Nigerian Bar Association section of business law (NBA-SBL). As the chairman of the nbn co I extend a woman goes to every possible to have grace this occasion with their presence.
Today we gather here under the resonant theme, “Powering Tommorow’s Economy Today,” which could not be more of the ever-evolving global escape. The Power we speak here not only embodies the energy that drives industries and nations forward but also the force of knowledge, innovation and collaboration that propels our collective journey towards a prosperous future.
Session 1: The role of energy in economic growth: Transitioning to the next level
Energy remains the lifeline of economic progress, and this session aims to explore how we can transition to the next level. With the ongoing paradigm shift in energy sources and sustainability, we seek to delve into the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, with the Ultimate goal of harnessing the transformative power of energy for Sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Session 2: The Digital Economy and the Future of Business: The Odds and the opportunities
As we hurtle into the digital age, the landscape of business undergoes profound transformations. This session aims to navigate the complexities of the digital economy assessing the odds it presents alongside boundless opportunities. We shall explore the legal frameworks that underpin this dynamic domain while delving into ways to embrace technological called advancement responsibly, ensuring they fuel the growty of businesses and the prosperity of our society at large.
Session 3: Business Enabling Environment: Is Nigeria getting it right?
Creating an environment that fosters business the growth and nurtures innovation is pivotal to shaping a vibrant economy. In this session, we shall critically assess the Nigerian business landscape and deliberate and whether the nation is on the right track. By pinpointing the challenges and identifying the successes we aim to forge forward that encourages a conducive and competitive business climate in Nigeria.
As we embark on this intellectual journey together, I want you all to actively engage in discussions to share your experiences and harness the collective wisdom present here. The legal business conference 2023 is a testament to the power of collaboration and it is through our concerted efforts that we will discover the solutions that can power tomorrow’s economy today.
Once again I extend my heartfelt appreciation to all distinguished speakers partners sponsors and participants contributed to the realisation of these events your presence and support are invaluable.
let us seize the opportunities before us and collectively envision a future of growth, progress and prosperity for Nigeria beyond.
Thank you, and I wish you all an enriching and inspiring conference.
Dr. Adeoye Adefulu