Sunday, 9 April 2017

News Release: South-East, South-South International Conference Taking Place In Owerri On 18th April, 2017.

All is set for the South-East, South-South international conference taking place in Owerri on 18th April 2017.

The conference is organised by the South-Eas‎t/South-South Network, [SESSNet] a group professionals campaigning for the 11 states in the South-East and South-South to form an Economic Union.

In a press statement issued by the organising committee yesterday, the groups’ spokesperson Mrs Emen Dunn says the 11 state governors, Lawmakers, Community and Youth leaders are expected to attend the event.

Mrs Dunn told newsmen the theme of the Conference is ‘South-East and South-South: Towards Greater Economic Union.’

The group further stated issues to be discussed at the conference include: fiscal federalism, economic integration, political integration, addressing regional fears, mistrust and political concerns and inter-regional commerce among the eleven states of the South-South and South-East.

According to SESSNet, the fora will give the South-South and South-East states an ample opportunity to focus on its natural resources in developing areas of its comparative advantage and ultimately entrench inter-regional trade and commerce.
Lamenting that the region has been stunted by inherent contradictions of the Nigerian State, SESSNet further stated that the South-South and South-East regions have an enormous and the greatest potentials in terms of human, economic and natural resources in Sub Saharan Africa.

The group which is pioneered online, is known for organising and creating advocacy techniques that have become standard in politics, non-profits, and the industrial sector globally.

The conference will take place at the Conference Hall of the Links Hotel, Chief Evan Enwerem Ave, Owerri, Nigeria, on the18th of April, 2017 at 10:00 am prompt.

Released by
Media Action Committee

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