Former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, will on Monday deliver the keynote address at a conference at the British House of Commons.
The conference, with theme: ‘National Development and the People‘, will be hosted by a senior member of the British Parliament, Mr David Lammy MP. Tinubu will be joined by Mr Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary for International Development; Mr Julius Maada Bio, Sierra Leonean former Head of State, as well as other top politicians from various parties in British political circle.
They will share thoughts and deliberate on salient issues of national development as they concern Nigeria, Africa and the United Kingdom (UK).
A statement by Mr Sunday Dare of Tinubu Media Office, Lagos, said African Partnership Development, the UK body behind the convocation of the conference, has said Asiwaju Tinubu was chosen as the keynote speaker, with other African leaders and top Members of British Parliament (MPs), “to stimulate proactive actions and deepen understanding of the international community and the Diaspora public on the challenges of national development against progressive leadership in Africa from the perspective of Nigeria, the most populous black nation”.
The conference is expected to produce reports that’ll help in the discourse for future Diaspora engagement, African/Nigeria-UK Economic and business partnership and growth.