THE NIGERIA CONVERSATION SOUTH AFRICA EDITION 2018 : 190 MILLION PEOPLE BETTER DAYS AHEAD

Nigeria Conversation is a citizenship mainstreaming initiative which positively and productively engages Nigerians both home and abroad on Nation’s building processes and National Development. the Conversation is a Global platform created to promote citizenship engagement and participation in nation’s affair and promote constructive and periodic interactions between Nigeria Citizen across the world and the Government Nigeria Conversation is a model of commonwealth Conversation designed or constructive public consultations.

Nigeria conversation has successfully taken place within Nigeria and other part of the world e.g London (27th July, 2010) and (29th November 2012), Johannesburg (5th February, 2011) Kuala Lumpur (18th May, 2011), Berlin (19 July, 2011), Washington DC (23th August, 2011), Paris (28th March 2013), Atlanta Georgia (6th July 2013) Abidjan (5th April, 2014) Pretoria (20th September, 2014) and New York (20th November, 2010 & 28 September, 2017) with support, Partnership and collaboration of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Nigeria Missions Abroad since the celebration of Nigeria 50th Independence Anniversary in 2010.

This Year Conversation take place at Nigeria Consulate, Johannesburg on 22th September 2018 and the programme is as follows DR OC AGBENIYI. South Africa representative gave presentation on Nigeria South Africa relations.

Nigeria conversation chairman Mr Blackson Bawewumi, gave speech on the 190million people better days ahead. The consul General gave opening speech on how to be a good Nigerian citizen In South Africa, while the Acting High commissioner Mr Adamu Bako, gave a key note address on The role of the mission in combating crime among Nigerians in South Africa.

DISCUSSION : KILLING OF NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA. IS IT XENOPHOBIC OR CRIME/DRUG RELATED

Discussants: Prof Lary Obi, Prof Olawale Banjo, MR Andy Ogbe , Onowu Ndigbo Udeji and Mr Ekos Akpokabayen.

It was a great time indeed as everyone shared their experience and suggested the solution to this problem

Solutions:

* That all Nigerians in South Africa, should be a good citizens of Nigeria and respect the Law of the land of South Africa.

* That Nigeria Government should create job and skills training for their citizens in South Africa.

* That government back home should work to put the country in good state to reduce the number of people traveling out of the country.

* That the Nigeria government in South Africa should make sure that Nigerian criminals in South Africa are sentence to jail in Nigeria.

THE NIGERIA OF OUR DREAM

The envisioned ‘Nigeria of our dream’ has been graciously adopted at the previous editions of Nigeria conversation in London, Abuja, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Berlin, Paris, Washington DC, Atlanta Georgia, Abidjan, Pretoria and New York

A just society, where qualified and competent people are rightly elected to the positions of authority

A Nation where there are equal opportunities for people to realize their potentials.

A nation where people’s votes count, where their voice are heard and opinions are respected.

A peaceful nation, where the people are united and all forms of discrimination are total eliminated

A country where productive capacities are optimally utilized and resources are efficiently allocated

A nation where there is maximum protection for lives and property, where there is a constant supply of power at affordable prices

A nation where infrastructural amenities are available, function and sustainable

A nation that provides appropriate and qualitative education for her people, where there is access to timely and efficient medical services.

A nation where the law is supreme and everybody is equal before the law, where offenders are punished according to the law of the land and innocent people are not unnecessarily suffering for offences they never committed.

The Nigeria of our dream is ours to build. Futures start from action today

God Bless Nigeria

 

 

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