Saturday, October 05, 2013

Aregbesola, Johnson lead delegates to ADA Hall of Fame’13


The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Communication Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson will in December lead delegates for induction into Africa Digital Forum and Awards (ADA) Hall of Fame.

Confirming this to ITRealms:, the coordinator, ADA, Mr. Tayo Adewusi, told correspondent that ADA has instituted ADA Hall of Fame, which would induct Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun and Technology Minister, among others.

He also said that several industry bigwigs including the Governor Aregbesola have confirmed attendance for the event scheduled for December 8, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos.

The guest speaker, he said will be speaking on the theme ‘’Deepening e-governance, Transparency with Broadband Access,” while Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, who is the chief host, would support him and host, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Executive Governor of Lagos State.

Special guest of honour, he said, is Mrs Omobola Johnson, Hon. Minister of Communication Technology, just as the keynote speakers include the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Dr. Eugene Juwah, Prince Emeka Mba, Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Gerald Ilukwe MD / CE, Galaxy Backbone Plc.

The event consists of the Africa Digital Forum (ADF 2013) where issues in the industry will be critically examined, solutions will be proffered, and the Africa Digital Awards Hall of Fame 2013, would celebrate outstanding individuals that have contributed immensely to the growth and leveraged on the potent power of ICT to innovate and execute different ideas.

The panelists are Austin Okere, Group MD of CWG, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, Chairman Zinox Computers, Engr Emma Ekuwem, EVC Teledom Group, Engr. Florence Seriki Group MD Omatek Ventures, Ms Funke Opeke, MD Main One Cable, Engr. Lanre Ajayi, President ATCON, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo Chairman ALTON, Engr. Bayo Banjo, President NIG, Akinwale Goodluck, Corporate Services Executive of MTN among others.

ADA is the brainchild of Tayo Adewusi. His TV Network is watched on MITV, TVC, NTA, Focus Television on Cable and YouTube Channel. In addition, for effective coverage of this unique and futuristic programme the event is expected to be transmitted live on NTA, Streaming on the internet, Focus Television on Cable and the programme’s YouTube Channel, respectively.

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