The Chairman and Group Managing Director of Nestoil Group, Dr Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi has been billed to deliver the 2022 annual lecture of Lagos based, Law company, Alliance Law Firm tagged Developing Nigeria Through Philanthropy’
According to the Principal Partner, Uche Val Obi, the 2022 lecture coincides with the 20th anniversary of the law firm. The event will be chaired by Mr Mutui Sunmonu, the Chairman of Julius Berger Plc and former Country Chair & Managing Director, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
Alliance Law Firm’s Annual Lecture Series is a corporate Social Responsibility programme of the Firm designed to share knowledge on topical issues that align with nation building, in a conducive and networking gathering of business leaders, policy makers, professionals and other stakeholders.
The maiden edition which held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Victoria Island in September 2018, was chaired by Prof. Pat Utomi, with Mr. Dotun Suleiman as lead speaker supported by other eminent panelists including Mr. Austin Avuru and Mr. Oscar Onyema. The theme was on “Corporate Governance.”
The 2019 edition themed “Leveraging Technology to Develop Nigeria” was chaired by Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, and had Sir. Leo Stan Ekeh as Guest Speaker, with Dr. Andrew Nervin, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, Mr. Mike Ogbalu III, and Ms. Lynda Ikeji as panelists.
However, the lecture could not hold in 2020 and 2021 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic disruptions. Instead, it organised international webinars on Virtual Legal Proceedings and Taxation.
Several top dignitaries and policy makers including Captains of Industry, heads of parastatals, senior lawyers and other stakeholders are expected at the event, which will be held in Victoria Island on 8 October 2022.