By Oluwaseun Sonde
As part of its contribution to building the nation’s economy, the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has said it has concluded plans to host its annual summit from July 22 to 24, 2019 in Abuja.
This year’s summit tagged “Roadmap To The Next Level: The Role Of The Nigerian Professionals” will have Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a special guest of honour.
According to a statement made available to journalists, the APBN under the able leadership of Engr. Alade Ajibola the association is desirous of playing a critical role in developing the nation’s economy.
The statement which was signed by APBN Publicity Secretary, Sam Akanbi said professionals have key roles to play in the country and will seek to collaborate with the government.
The keynote speaker at the summit is the former President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Pharm. Lere Bale.
APBN is an umbrella body of recognised professional Institutes, Institutions and Associations promoting a new era of cooperation among professionals in Nigeria.
APBN is set up to speak with one voice on behalf of its member-bodies while at the same time giving professional and proper technical advise to Government on matters affecting the professionals and their practices.
It is the apex organisation comprising, for now, 30 professional bodies, whose main objective is to provide Nigeria with an effective forum for transmitting to Government the aggregate views of the nations professionals on matters of public interest which they are competent to express informed and enlightened views.