12 October 2011
Mr. Volker Treichel, World Bank lead economist, Development Economics Operations & Strategy, will speak at a conference organised for local government councils in the Niger Delta region.
The conference, on the theme Re-Energising Local Governance in the Niger Delta Region: Approaches that Work and Deliver, will also have Prof. Pat Utomi, former presidential aspirant and renowned manage-ment expert; Prof. Vincent Anigbogu, DG, Institute for National Transformation, as speakers.
The two-day conference will hold between November 29 and 30 in Port Har-court,
capital. Rivers State
According to the organisers, Early Time News Company Ltd and Initiative for Public Policy Analysis,
, the conference is expected to educate, inspire and drive job creation and entrepreneurship at the grassroots; enlighten administrators from the local councils in the development of partnerships with local communities, and in designing and implementation of development programmes. Lagos