LCCI Hosts Women Entrepreneurs

The Women Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) is to host an international conference designed to evolve strategies to increase the participation of Nigerian women in business.

The conference, slated for Ruby Gardens, 4th Roundabout by Oando Petrol Station, Lekki, Lagos, is billed for October13 according to a statement, signed by the chair of the Women Group, Hon. Adenike Shobajo.

The theme for the conference is Developing the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs.

Shobajo said: “The conference would bring notable women from diverse backgrounds in business and industry together, to evolve strategies on how to boost women entrepreneurs in the next generation.”

The special guest of honour for this year’s conference include Chief Dr. (Mrs.) Nike Akande, who is also the Deputy President of the LCCI and a former Minister of Commerce and Industry. Others include Princess Sarah Sosan, and some prominent women leaders from Nigeria and abroad.

The President of the LCCI, Alhaji Remi Bello is to preside at the one-day event.

The Women Group of the LCCI is charged with the responsibility of coordinating the activities of female members of the body in the promotion of their businesses and key projects of the LCCI.The group also arranges programmes, geared towards promoting women empowerment.

It also networks with women organisations at the state, federal and international levels the aforementioned.

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