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Ambassador Jonathan Ojadah To Receive Forbes Award


Ambassador Jonathan Ojadah To Receive Forbes Award

By Onuminya Innocent In Sokoto

The Acting  President of the International Peace and Governance  Council (IPGC), USA,  Chartered Institute of Peace and Governance (CIPG), Texas, USA and American University of Peace and Governance (AUPG), USA Ambassador Dr Jonathan Ojadah was nominated to receive Forbes award of outstanding leadership personality in sustainable peace building diplomacy and governance 2023

In a letter from foreign investment network (FIN) said Dr Ojadah has contributed to the peaceful coexistence of the country hence the award.

Ambassador Jonathan Ojadah

In a statement on Thursday, President of Foreign Investment Network (FIN), Dr  Alex Itkin  who is the organizer of the event said that FIN in partnership with Forbes has for decades identified emerging economies in Africa seeking investors and have exposed those investment gaps to Forbes Billionaires and international investors.

Throwing more light on the event which will take place during a  symposium Dr Itkin  said  Mark Furlong, President of Forbes Best of Africa custom will personally handover the awards to the recipients.

He said, “Over the years, Foreign Investment Network has worked together with Forbes Best of Africa to attract quality Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Oil and Gas, Aviation, Agriculture, Health care, Education, Infrastructure to the continent of Africa.

“The Forum will also discuss how development and investments can be utilized as a mechanism to accelerate the emergence of an inclusive and innovative society”.

He went further to explain that Forbes Award is exclusively conferred on individuals and corporate organizations with a distinguishing touch of excellency in their various endeavours. He said that Forbes identifies individuals with value of purpose, integrity and innovative business approach for the overall interest of humanity.

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According to him, the event will serve as a launching pad for the international business community to explore investment opportunities in Africa and other emerging markets. “It will stimulate wider investment exchange between countries/organizations towards a prosperous Africa and also serve as a platform for states to build partnerships, foster business relationships, improve financial inclusion, strength local currencies, improve global financial operations and create balanced economic policies”.

He further pointed out that the volatile economic situation and dysfunctional economic policies in Africa have often discouraged several investors from looking towards the continent.

“One of our greatest challenges at Foreign Investment Network (FIN) has been to attract investors who understands the risks of investing in the African continent due to political volatility and inadequate infrastructure.

“We have over the years carved a strategy that has assisted our clients understand the fragile nature of democracy in Africa. We have developed a system that builds a buffer around their investment even when there are disruptions of democratic structure”.

He expressed optimism that the symposium and award ceremony will be a spring board for international investors to have greater confidence on the business climate in Africa and invest therein for better Return on Investment

Ambassador Jonathan Ojadah To Receive Forbes Award

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