By Our Reporter
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) says it is set to roll out the 2023 edition of its annual conference series, saying this one is to hold in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to a press statement signed by Danlami Nmodu (mni) and Olumide Iyanda, Chairman and Secretary (respectively) of the 2023 Conference Planning Committee, the event will hold on 4th and 5th of October, at the prestigious Abuja Continental Hotel (Old Sheraton Hotel).
The officials revealed that the theme of this year’s conference is: “Nigeria: Roadmap for Socio-Economic Recovery and Sustainability”, with a keynote address to be delivered by a renowned business mogul.
The statement said the choice of the theme is informed by current socio-political and economic realities facing Nigeria where a new set of leaders at national and state levels has emerged after the 2023 general elections.
Even more, according to the statement, the lecture will provide useful insight to guide the new leaders.
GOCOP has a history of fishing out Nigeria’s best and men and women that have deep thought to offer during its conference series. Past speakers thus include Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto who delivered the 2019 lecture on “Economy, Security and National Development: The Way Forward”.
In 2021, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, keynoted the Conference in his capacity as Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. He spoke on: “Post Covid-19 Pandemic: Recovery and Reconstruction in Nigeria”.
In 2022, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission delivered the address titled “2023 Elections: Managing the Process for Credible Outcome.”
Nmodu further said all the preparations have been made to ensure that the 2023 event is a resounding success, as Abuja will be hosting GOCOP Annual Conference for the first time.