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The Economist To Moderate Webinar On Nigeria’s Economic Recovery After COVID-19

Channels Television  
Updated June 17, 2021
A file photo of a food trader at a market in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels Television
Food prices have recently skyrocketed across Nigeria amid rising insecurity, as the country continues to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Sodiq Adelakun/Channels Television

 

The Intelligence Unit of British magazine, The Economist, is set to moderate a webinar on Nigeria’s economic recovery.

The webinar, sponsored by Mastercard and Farmforte, is themed ‘Nigeria’s Hope Horizon: Getting back on the growth trajectory’.

It is scheduled to hold on June 23 and the public can register here.

“A‌ ‌pandemic‌ ‌took‌ ‌our‌ ‌globalized‌ ‌world‌ ‌by‌ ‌surprise‌ ‌and‌ ‌stopped‌ ‌some‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌active‌ ‌hubs‌ ‌dead‌ ‌in‌ ‌their‌ ‌tracks,” a note from the organisers said.

“As‌ ‌New‌ ‌York,‌ ‌Paris,‌ ‌London,‌ ‌and‌ ‌other‌ ‌economy-defining‌ ‌cities‌ ‌froze,‌ ‌in‌ ‌Africa‌ ‌the‌ ‌dynamic‌ ‌development‌ ‌has‌ ‌not‌ ‌slowed‌ ‌down.‌

“A‌ fresh‌ ‌wind‌ ‌of‌ ‌youthful‌ ‌countries‌ ‌are‌ ‌too‌ ‌strong‌ ‌to‌ ‌hold‌ ‌down.‌ They‌ ‌have‌ ‌seen‌ ‌mistakes‌ ‌made‌ ‌in‌ ‌other‌ ‌parts‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌world‌ ‌and‌ ‌are‌ ‌avoiding‌ ‌them,‌ ‌taking‌ ‌the‌ ‌best‌ ‌of‌ ‌technology‌ ‌and‌ ‌entrepreneurship‌ ‌to‌ ‌move‌ ‌ahead‌ ‌swiftly.‌ ‌

“Join‌ ‌us‌ ‌in‌ ‌an‌ ‌exciting‌ ‌review‌ ‌of‌ ‌companies‌ ‌that‌ ‌will‌ ‌lead‌ ‌the‌ ‌way‌ ‌after‌ ‌Covid-19.”