The Commissioner of Insurance/CEO of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr. Olorundare Sunday Thomas and Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will discuss the role of media in development nationwide to the public. Business Journal presentation on Friday, September 16, 2022 at Ikeja, Lagos.
While Thomas will chair the event, Danbatta is expected to deliver the keynote address as a distinguished speaker during the public presentation.
Danbatta will present a paper on: “Media in National Development: A Case Study of the Telecommunications Revolution in Nigeria”.
Similarly, NAICOM’s letter to the Business Journal dated July 18, 2022 and signed by Mr. Rasaaq Salami, Head of Corporate Communications and Market Development at NAICOM, stated: “Accordingly, the Commission wishes to convey the Acceptance of the Commissioner of Insurance/CEO to Chair the Public Launch Ceremony of the Business Journal on the theme: “Media in National Development: Successes, Challenges and Prospects”.
Commenting on the development, Prince Cookey, Publisher/Editor of the Business Journal said: “The decision of the Director General of the FCI/CEO of NAICOM, Mr. OS Thomas, to chair the public presentation event of the Business Journal represents a positive step in our journey to become the leading business/financial media group in Africa. The newspaper segment joins the already existing online and magazine segments on a tripod of creating value for stakeholders in key sectors of the Nigerian economy, to the benefit of public sector decision makers and professionals in the organized private sector (OPS ).
“Over the years, Mr. Thomas has carved a niche for himself in the insurance industry as a great leader of men and materials to provide credibility and stability to the market as a regulator. His impressive and impeccable career trajectory is rooted in humility, progress and professionalism. We are indeed grateful to him for this great honor.
Speaking at Danbatta’s invitation as guest speaker, Prince Cookey said: “The decision of Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to deliver the keynote address Opening as Distinguished Guest Speaker at Business Journal The Newspapers public presentation event represents a positive step in our journey to becoming the leading business/financial media group in Africa.
“The NCC remains a key player in media engagement in Nigeria through strong partnership and professional capacity development. And since taking office, Danbatta has continued to provide strategic leadership to the telecommunications industry as a regulator for the benefit of government, network operators and subscribers. His impressive and impeccable career trajectory is rooted in humility, progress and professionalism. We are indeed grateful to him for this great honor.
The theme of the Business Journal’s public presentation is: Media in National Development: Successes, Challenges and Prospects. »