The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), on Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, will play host to dignitaries from both the public and private sectors on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the 3rd Annual YES INTERNATIONAL! Lecture Series/Cocktail Party.
The high octane event, billed to start at 11am, will be chaired by Sir Steve Omojafor, the amiable Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc and STB-MaCANN.
According to the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine, Azuh Arinze, the anniversary lecture, entitled: “Running A Successful Business In Nigeria: My Experience,” will be delivered by Mr. Bismarck Rewane, MD, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, while Mr. Femi Adesina, MD/EIC, The Sun Newspapers, will unveil their annual all-colour special edition, Yes Classics!
The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa, is the Special Guest of Honour.
The duo of Apostle Anselm Madubuko, General Overseer, Revival Assembly and gifted songbird, Essence will deliver the opening prayer and render the National Anthem, respectively.
There will also be short takes from the likes of Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Barristers James Okpara, Monday Ubani, Muiz Banire and Messrs. Seye Kehinde and Toni Kan. Comedian Gbenga Adeyinka will anchor it.
Wellu-Wellu crooner, Sammie Okposo and his X Generation band will be in charge of music at the event which over the years has attracted the likes of Prof. Pat Utomi, Mr. Udeme Ufot, Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh and Apostle Helen Ukpabio, among others.
In the words of Azuh: “Aside coming to rejoice with us on our third anniversary, the gathering will also provide our invited guests the rare opportunity to relax, network and learn more on how to successfully run businesses in Nigeria. All these will take place under a very conducive atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming all our guests on June 19”.
AZUH ARINZE, Esq.
YES International! Magazine