LAGOS EMPLOYMENT SUMMIT 2022 – Sustainable Job Creation Strategies


The Lagos Employment Summit 2022 Event is coming up on Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th March 2022, Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites Victoria Island, Lagos.


Hers’s what to expect in the Lagos State Summit 2022

Over 50 Speakers, 15 plenary, presentations and breakout sessions, sponsored workshops, networking opportunities, sponsor Booths, 5th Anniversary Gala, Innovation Challenge on Sustainable Job, Clinics/Masterclasses, Over 250 participants from diverse sectors.

Lagos State Summit 2022 Objectives

  • ✅ To discuss existing and alternative approaches to enhance the transition of Youth from education to the workplace while ensuring gender equity and social inclusion.
  • ✅ To brainstorm on innovative approaches to the future of work and enterprise in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • ✅ To identify new trends and opportunities in diverse sectors and value chains that need to be prioritized with the right investments.
  • ✅ To foster conversation on sustained job creation partnerships and strategies to ensure diverse viable pathways for education to employment.
  • ✅ To build a community of practise that promotes collaboration and collective action post the summit.

LSETF and MEPB will host a 2-day summit with the theme “Sustainable Job Creation Strategies: Collective Action and Prosperity for All” to discuss innovative and sustainable approaches to job creation, drawing from experiences and/or interventions of notable local and international institutions, including public, private and non-profit organizations.

The summit will create an avenue for various actors to discuss strategies centered on new trends and opportunities from diverse sectors and value chains that have remained resilient all through the Covid-19 pandemic.

The summit will also showcase innovative approaches to creating sustainable employment for Youth. The discussions will explore the effects of the pandemic on the workforce and map the different scenarios to create medium to long term solutions.

The summit will have in attendance representatives of International Development Partners, Federal and State Regulatory Bodies, Business/Industry/Thought Leaders, Corporate Organizations, Training Institutes, Technology Start-ups and MSMEs etc who all make up the community of practice on the issue of unemployment and job creation in Nigeria.

Speakers for Lagos Employment Summit 2022 Event include

  • The Governor, Lagos State – BABAJIDE SANWOOLU
  • Chairman, NESG – Olaoye Jaiyeola
  • Director – Africa Growth Initiative Senior Fellow – Global Economy – Aloysius Uche Ordu
  • Team Lead, GIZ Skills Development for Youth Employment (SKYE)
    – Dr. Tobias Wolgarten
  • Board Chairman, LSETF – Bola Adesola
  • Founder/CEO, Temple Management Company – Idris Olorunnimbe
  • Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund – Teju Abisoye
  • Commissioner, Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos State – Sam Egube
  • Chief Economist, Stears – Michael Famoroti
  • Executive Secretary, Lagos State Technical & Vocational Education Boar – Ronke Azeez
  • Founder/CEO, SLOT Systems Limited – Nnamdi Ezeigbo
  • Team Lead, Lagos State – FCDO/Skills for Prosperity Nigeria (S4P-N) – Olusegun Alimi
  • CEO of JR Farms Limited – Olawale, Rotimi Opeyemi
  • Executive Director, FATE Foundation – Adenike Opeyemi
  • Executive Director, FATE Foundation – Princess Tekena
  • JAM The Coconut Food Company – Ebun Feludu
  • Co-CEO, Nourishing Africa Limited – Ify Umunna
  • CEO, Bookings Africa – Fade Ogunro
  • Co-Founder, Social Media Week (SMW) – Obi Asika
  • Secretary, PEBEC – Jumoke Oduwole
  • HOD, Employment, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment – Iyabo Seriki Bello
  • M.D, Endeavor Nigeria – Tosin Faniro Dada
  • Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education – Folashade Adefisayo
  • Projects Lead, Impact Investors Foundation – Maria Glover
  • Director, MBA Programmes, Lagos Business School – Dr Henrietta Onwugbuzie
  • Programs and Coordination, LSETF – Omolara Adewunmi
  • Senior Program Officer, Ford Foundation – Dabeaski Mac-Ikemejima
  • Team Lead, Skills for Prosperity Nigeria – Ferris Sybil
  • Founder, Oriki Group – Joycee Awosika
  • Deputy Country Director and Director of Programs, TechnoServe – Ayokanmi Ayuba
  • Founder, Field of Skills and Dreams (FSD) – Omowale Ogunride
  • Senior Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Persons Living with Disabilities – Adenike Oyetunde Lawal
  • Executive Director, WIMBIZ – Hansatu Adegbite
  • Executive Secretary, Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency – Khali Nur Khalil
  • Founder ElectHer – Abosede George-Ogan
  • Country Manager, Uber Nigeria – Tope Akinwunmi
  • CEO, Jam the Coconut – Ebunoluwa Feludu
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AgGroup Plc – Olabode Abikoye
  • EDC, Young Africa Works – Olawale Anifowoshe


How to attend Lagos Employment Summit 2022

You have register to be a part of this event Visit: https://lagosemploymentsummit.com/register

Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th March 2022

Eko Hotel & Suites Victoria Island, Lagos

Hybrid – (Virtual and In-person Attendance)

This event is proudly supported by Naijahotstars and Sponsored by Skills for prosperity, UNDP, giz, United States African Development Foundation

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