Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will deliver the keynote address at the GbaramatuVoice 6th Annual Lectures/Niger Delta Awards event on August 10, 2021 in Lagos.
According to a statement from the organisers of the event, Jonathan confirmed his attendance during a courtesy visit to the former president’s residence in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Sunday.
Jacob Abai, Publisher of GbaramatuVoice Newspaper, led a delegation to Jonathan ahead of the award.
The programme has as its theme: “Dwindling state of crude oil demand in the global market: The Way forward.”
“While the lecture will be centred on the critical new research areas as sustainable development goals in the Niger Delta. Its deliberations will address all spectra of analysis including the oil and gas industry.”
“His Excellency also officially unveiled the branded t-shirts and caps for the event where other speakers/dignitaries expected includes but not limited to, namely; traditional rulers from the Niger Delta, captain of industries within and outside the country, executives of International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country, public office holders from the Niger Delta region, leaders of specialised groups in Nigeria, among others,” the organisers said in a statement.
The 6th annual lecture/awards is slated for Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.