The Governing Board of the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) has concluded plans to hold its 8th Annual Forum of Laureates of the NNOM from 1st to 2nd of December 2015.
The release from the Publicity Department of NNMA lately said that NNMA which is a prestigious institution is concerned with the promotion of professionalism, intellectualism and rewarding of merit in the nation. It added that the theme for this year’s annual forum is “Corruption Eradication and the Nigerian Ethical Revolution,” adding that the sub-themes are: eradication of corruption in the public sector, private sector and the problem of corruption and ethical foundation of a corruption-free society.
“President Mohammadu Buhari is to serve as the Special Guest of Honour, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation – Babachir David Lawal will serve as the Chief Host, whilst the Chairman of the Governing Board of NNMA, Etim Essien (Prof) will serve as host,” the report stated.
“The Emir of Kano from the Northern Region of the country will be the Royal Father of the day and Yusuf Maitama Sule will be the Keynote Speaker. The Forum will host a number of renowned professionals and academicians from all works of life.”
The Publicity Department informed that the NNMA 2015 Second Award Winners’ Lecture is scheduled to hold on Tuesday December 1 and Wednesday December 2, 2015 at Symposium I, Merit House in Maitama, Abuja at 12:30pm. It further revealed that the title of the proposed lecture will be: ”Vitas of Seminal Contribution to Industrial and Systems Engineering/Operations Research: Transferability Imperatives for the Developing world,” to be delivered by Augustine Esogbue.
According to the report, the Award Winners’ Lecture is one of the most important programmes of the NNMA, designed primarily to assist in creating the enabling environment for healthy and intellectual discourse and exchange of ideas. It added that the programme will foster the basic objectives o as well as officially and publicly promote the platform for the best and brightest of Nigerian intellectual laureates to share with their compatriots, the fruits of their intellectual enquiry for national development.
“All laureates of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM), stakeholders and the general public are hereby invited to grace the epoch making occasion,” the report insisted.
ABUJA (Nigeria National Merit Award Report)
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