MTN partners with Nigeria Economic Summit Group for shared prosperity


MTN Nigeria has partnered with the 28th National Economic Summit Group (NESG) to reiterate its commitment to powering shared value among Nigerians. The conference, registering over 200 stakeholders in attendance, held at Transcorp Abuja from November 14-15, 2022.

The summit gathered stakeholders, national and global leaders in government, business, politics, development, civil society, and academia with a hybrid dedicated platform of in-person and virtual dialogues to brainstorm on the theme 2023 and Beyond: Priorities for Shared Prosperity.

The objective of the summit was to articulate the country’s development imperatives for economic security, social justice, governance, political stability and environmental sustainability, especially in this transition year. The deliberations at the 28th summit were underpinned by five pillars: Economic Sustainability, Visionary Leadership, Execution, Political Economy, and Inclusive Growth.

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who gave the keynote speech, stated that, “It is time for us to look at the issues that most concern us and require urgent action.”

Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Karl Toriola, harped on the need to “harness the human capital potential of Nigerians, by setting up developmental and educational institutions that go beyond the traditional types of education, and address the opportunities of the future,” he said.

Other dignitaries at the well-attended event include Olumide Akpata, Senior Partner, Templars; Joe Abah, Business Lawyer; Atedo Peterside, Founder, Stanbic IBTC and Juliet Ehimuan- Chizor, Country Manager, Google West Africa.

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