By Henry Uche
The Institute Of Directors, Nigeria, IOD, is set for a discourse on corporate governance and management, ethical issues, leadership/administration and other topical issues as it affects the overall wellbeing of Nigerians, in its coming investiture ceremony holding on Sunday, 3rd October, in Lagos.
A statement delivered by the Director General/CEO of the Institute, Dele Alimi, revealed that the founder /CEO of Leading-Edge Consulting, Ije Jidenma, would be sworn as the 17th President/Chairman of the Governing Council of IOD.
Alimi in the statement also affirmed that the biennial event shall be hybrid and would look into “Nigeria in Challenging Times: Rethinking The Role Of Governance In Leadership” as sub -theme. According to him, the theme for discourse is apt at this critical time in the history of Nigeria, assuring that experts drawn across disciplines would do justice to the subjects at the event.
“Apart from the swearing-in of the new President, the Institute shall also uses the opportunity to discuss issues of topical national importance in the area of corporate governance, ethics & leadership, management, administration at the highest level, which are the main challenge staring at us as a country.
“We remain auspicious that after the discourse; we shall come out with viable, well thought out and well articulated solutions from our invited speakers who are experts drawn across various professions, their submissions and recommendations if applied by our leaders will save Nigeria from its multifarious challenges,” he added.