DG Of RMRDC, To Be Honoured In Botswana For Mandate Delivery And Public Service


The Southern African Students and Youths Development Association (SASYDA) has confirmed the nomination of the Director-General of Nigeria's Raw Material Research and Development Council - Dr. Ibrahim Hussaini Doko to bag the prestigious "All-Africa Public Service & Innovation Award" slated to be presented at the forthcoming African Students and Youths Summit, at the University of Botswana, Gaborone, from December 9 - 16, 2018.

A statement by the Secretary-General of SASYDA, Comrade Agisanyang Dingalo, which was made available to Nedu Echianu’s Blog, via members of Pan-African Media Alliance confirmed that student leaders from all 55 countries of Africa, Higher Education Stakeholders, Corporate leaders and development Partners are expected to grace the all-important summit convened under the theme, "Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for employment creation: future of jobs for all".

The summit is advocating a higher education curriculum that will fit into the labour requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa.

Dr. Ibrahim Hussaini Doko, who is also slated to make a Keynote Presentation on the "Quintessence of Research and Development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa; Nigeria's R&D perspective" shall join the honour list of distinguished and eminent Africans for efforts made in research and development , public service and patriotism.

Eminent Corporate Leaders, Employers of Labour and Personalities selected from various regions of Africa shall be honored in recognition of their strides in Industrial Revolution, Access to Qualitative Higher Education and employment creation in Africa.

Agisanyang Dingalo said other dignitaries who are to be honoured alongside Dr. Ibrahim Hussaini Doko who was nominated by LEADS Africa includes: Mr. Strive Masiyiwa (Econet, Zimbabwe); Hon. Nathaniel McGill(Chief of Staff to Liberian President), Chief Brown Jite (GimBrown Marines, Nigeria), Dr. James Mwangi (Equity Bank of Kenya); Vice-Chancellor of the University of
Botswana, Dr. Daniel McKorley; Nolo Letele (DSTv, South Africa), among others.

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