By Emmanuel Asuquo
The future Leadership conference, is a bi-annual leadership conference convened by Springboard that brings together Nigerian youths from different parts of the country for the reason of promoting good character, values, supporting individual initiatives, as well as empowering youths towards personal transformation for the purpose of facilitating societal transformation at all levels of our society.
The conference with the theme, “Nigeria and the Burden for Leadership”, scheduled to hold on October 25, 2014 at the Haven Event Centre, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos by 11.am is set to address issues plaguing the Nigerian nation; to proffer solutions, hopes and mentorship to the teeming Nigerian youth in quest for direction. Expected at the conference as guest speakers include Dr. Austin Izagbo, former Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Culture, Delta State; Toyosi Akerele, CEO Rise Network; Steve Harris, Managing Consultant, EdgeEcution; Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka), Ace Actor and Comedian; Laila St. Matthew-Daniel, founder of ACTS Generation; Ali Baba, Ace Comedian and Elvis Ukpaka, Managing Consultant/CEO, Visiondrivers Consulting Ltd.
The admission to the conference according to the organizers is free but requires registration at the summit’s website. According to the convener, Mark Idiahi, “the conference is designed to mobilize up to 2500 young Nigerians for the purpose of sensitizing, mentoring and empowering them to take responsibility for their own lives, by being the change they seek in the world and to also inspire young people towards a paradigm-shift in our leadership”.