The first Nigerian professor of Capital Market, Professor Uchenna Joseph Uwaleke, has been scheduled to speak on Nigeria’s Roadmap for Socio-Economic Recovery and Sustainability at the 2023 annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) in Abuja, the nation’s federal capital city.
The chairman of the Conference Planning Committee and Deputy President of GOCOP, Danlami Nmodu, mni, said in a statement today, September 25 that Prof Uwaleke who is currently the Special Adviser to the Senate Committee Chairman on Capital Market, will be giving the keynote address on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at Abuja Continental Hotel (Old Sheraton Hotel) Abuja.
The statement from GOCOP Publicity Secretary, Remmy Nweke, quoted Danlami as saying that the theme of the conference will be: “Nigeria: Roadmap for Socio-Economic Recovery and Sustainability” and will be chaired by the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede.
Danlami said that the choice of the topic is informed by the current socio-political and economic realities facing Nigeria, where a new set of leaders at national and state levels has emerged after the 2023 general elections.
Professor Uwaleke is a professor of Finance and Capital market at Nasarawa State University Keffi and until recently, was the Finance Commissioner in Imo State under the governorship of Chief Emeka Ihedioha.