The annual Lagos State Economic Summit, popularly called EHINGBETI started in 2000. The summit began as an annual event and because of the importance attached to the Summit and its resolutions, transited into a biennial Summit,
According to the State Government, the extension will afford enough time to respond to whatever commitments that were made. However, the summit was last held in 2014.
From its early life as a diagnostic Summit; it evolved into an implementing one with 109 of 119 resolutions implemented at the last count.
The forthcoming Ehingbeti summit slated for February 16th to 18th has been tagged “For A Greater Lagos: Setting the Tone for the Next Decade.
The speakers for this year’s summit are Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Governor of Lagos State), Dr Obafemi Hamzat (Deputy Governor of Lagos State), Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (Founder of Silverbird Group) and Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Former Minister of Finance).
Because of the ongoing global health crises, this year’s Summit is designed to hold virtually with an estimated projection of over 100,000 participants.
The three objectives of the Summit according to the Special Adviser to the Governor on SDG, Sholape Hammond are as follows:
- To create an enabling environment to drive progressive conversation around Lagos state.
- Showcase Lagos to the world by leveraging on the challenge that comes with the pandemic.
- Engage younger people to be part of the conversation.
How to register for Lagos State Economic Summit, EHINGBETI2021 in five easy steps
Step 1: Visit www.ehingbetisummit.com
Step 2: Scroll down the page, locate and click “Register Now”
Step 3: Fill necessary bio details as requested
Step 4: Scroll down the page, locate and click “submit”
Step 5: By now you have successfully completed your registration; check your mail for event details.
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