Lagos, Kwara, NNPC, Customs, NCDMB, others partner GOCOP to host its annual conference 

Wed, Oct 4, 2023
By editor


TWO State governments and blue chip companies are partnering the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, GOCOP, to host its 7th annual conference for the first time  Abuja on Thursday, October 5, at the Abuja Continental Hotel (Old Sheraton) by 10am.

The partners from the States are Lagos, Kwara and Kogi governments. The companies include the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), SEPLAT, Nigerians Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Dangote Group, and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

The others are Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Sahara Energy, Sterling Bank, First City Merchant Bank (FCMB), Department State Security (DSS), Ecobank, First Bank, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, Emadeb, T-Pumpy Concepts, and Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Danlami Nmodu, chairman of the 2023 Conference Planning Committee, made this known in a statement by Remmy Nweke, the publicity secretary of GOCOP, on Monday, October 2.

Nmodu urged those companies and parastatals to part GOCOP for partnership, pledging they will not regret such collaboration.

Realnews reports that the theme of the conference is: “Nigeria: Roadmap for Socio-Economic Recovery and  Sustainability” and that prominent stakeholders in the polity, civil society organisations, security, judiciary, media, among others have confirmed their attendance.

It will chaired by Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the registrar and chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), while Prof. Uche Uwaleke has confirmed as the keynoter for this year.

The panelists for this year  include include the Secretary-General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), Prof. Yakubu A. Ochefu; Special Adviser to the President (Policy Coordination) Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman, and Chief Executive Officer, Cowry Assets Management Ltd, Mr. Johnson Chukwu.


October 4, 2023 @ 4:02 GMT|