The Emerging Leaders Conference

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Envision the possibilities that can happen when 1000 of these very influential young leaders who are making a difference in their communities, establishments, organizations and states gather at the Emerging Leaders Conference to set an agenda for our nation and chart a new course for value orientation and attitudinal change in governance.
The theme of the Conference is "Leadership for transformation: Thinking beyond the boundaries"
These Emerging Leaders will be inspired by distinguished leaders who have distinguished themselves in leadership capacities.
The Keynote speaker is George C. Fraser. He is the keynote speaker for the conference. He is the Chairman and CEO of FraserNet Inc., a company in the USA with the vision to lead a global networking movement that brings together diverse human resources to increase opportunities for people of African descent. He is considered to be one of the foremost authorities on economic development, networking and building effective relationships.
The plenary session will host distinguished personalities as speakers. They include:
qMazi Sam Ohuabunwa (Chairman, New Vision Consults) – Unleashing the spirit of enterprise for national transformation.
qHon. Abdulmumin Jubril (Member, House of Representatives) – The urgency of grooming  visionary leaders for national transformation
qNze Akachukwu Nwakpo (SA to President on Technical Matters) – Harvesting the Nigerian promise
qMrs. Ibukun Awosika (CEO, Sokoa Chair Centre) – Working hard, Working smart: Tools for national transformation
qMr. Tonye Cole (MD/Co-Founder, Sahara Group) – Recreating a progressive national ideology: A challenge for the Nigerian youths
qMs. Thelma Ekiyor (Exec. Director, TY Danjuma Foundation) – Grooming the next generation of leaders: The role of women.

qMr. Linus Okorie (President, GOTNI) – Leadership Capital: The currency of the future
The conference will also feature Roundtable sessions such as:
vAlhaji Bolaji Abdullahi  - Minister of Youth development
vDr. Olusegun Aganga - Minister of Trade and Investment
vAlh. Labaran Maku - Minister of Information and Communication
vDr. Shamshudeen Usman - Minister of National Planning Commission
vMrs. Diezani Alison Madueke - Minister of Petroleum
vDr. Akinwunmi Ayo Adesina – Minister of Agriculture
vProf. Barth Nnaji – Minister of Power
vElder. Godswill Orubebe – Minister of Niger Delta
qGen. Azubuike O. Ihejirika  - Chief of Army Staff
q Air Marshal M.D. Umar - Chief of Air Staff
qVice Admiral O.S Ibrahim - Chief of Naval Staff
qAlhaji Abdullahi Dikko   - Comptroller General of Customs
qInsp. Hafiz Ringim - Inspector General of Police
qMr. Osita Chidoka - Corps Marshall of Federal Road Safety Corps
qHassan Rilwan ( MD/CEO Sarduana Magazine  & Focal Point Laundry)
qCynthia Umoru (CEO, Farmshoppe)
qMr. Audu Maikori (MD/CEO Chocolate City)
qTY Bello (Photographer & Singer)
qMr. Chike Okafor (Commissioner of Finance, Imo State)
qMr. Lai Labode (Chairman, Peoples Assembly)
qMs. Toyosi Akerele (Founder/Executive Director, Rise Networks)
Chairman/moderator – Mr. Fela Durotoye (CEO Visible Impact Consulting)
qMrs. Sarah Jubril (SA to President on Ethics & Values)
qAmb. Martin Uhomoibhi (Perm Sec. Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
qMr. Austin Oniwon (GMD, NNPC)
qMs. Arunma Oteh (DG, SEC)
qAlhMukhtar Shehu Shagari (Deputy governor, Sokoto State)
qDr. Ejike Orji (Country Director, IPAS)
qSen. Chris Anyanwu (Distinguished Senator, National Assembly)
qProf. Herbert Orji (Chairman/CEO, Summa Guaranty & Trust Co Plc)
qMrs. Ndidi Edozien (MD/CEO, Emzor Pharmaceuticals)
qChief Dele Momodu (Chairman, Ovation International)
qBarr. Collins Aimuan - (Chairman, Grace Gardens Schools)
qMr. Toyin Subair (MD/CEO, HITV)
qMr. John Etim Bassey  (CEO, Habitare Space Managers)
qMr. Sylvester Ebodaghe (MD/Editor in Chief, National Daily Newspapers)
üMust be under 40 years of age
üMust be a Nigerian
üMust believe in Nigeria and desire a transformed and better Nigeria
üMust be professionally engaged in a public or private institution
üMust be already making recognizable positive impact  in his/her area of endeavour.
üMust have achieved a name recognition in his/her place of work, State or the Nation.
üMust show achievements in his/her profile
üMust be nominated by self (if self employed), institution, State, Local government or Constituency.
üMust be a person of good conduct and integrity.
VENUE: International Conference Centre (ICC)
DATE: 13th & 14th December 2011
TIME: 9:00am each day
Ø  Go to the gotni website:
ØClick on the register at the Emerging leaders Conference tab if you want to attend.
Ø  Click on nominate if you are nominating someone else to attend.
Ø  Fill the forms accordingly and submit
Ø  The selection committee will send you a feedback via your email to confirm your selection.

The Conference will attract a participation fee of Fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) only per participant which will cover feeding (buffet), conference materials & certificates. However, GOTNI is offering concessions for payments made within the following time frames:

  • 28th - 2nd December - You pay N10,000.00
  • 3rd - 5th December - You pay N20,000.00
  • 6th - 8th December - You pay N30,000.00
  • 9th - 11th December - You pay N50,000.00
All Payments should be made to the following Account:

Acct name: Guardians of the National International
Acct No: 1012283816
Bank: Zenith Bank

ENQUIRIES: 2348033512469