Wema Bank celebrates its 70th anniversary on the 2nd of May, 2015. As a preliminary event to the celebration, Wema Bank is holding a Commemorative lecture titled ‘Why Nations Succed’. Nations fail or succeed for various reasons including political, social and economic considerations. Professors Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson clearly provide food for thought on economic development with a close examination of why some nations prosper and others remain poor in their book titled, “Why Nations Fail”.
The event will host top and notable personalities both in and out of Nigeria, with the Keynote Speaker being James A. Robinson of Harvard University, who is also the co-author of ‘Why Nations Succeed’. Other notable top discussants include Prof.Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Dr (Mrs) Enase Okonedo & Mr Segun Adeniyi.
Other event details include:
Venue – Intercontinental Hotel, Plot 52a Kofo Abayomi Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos
Date – Monday, April 20, 2015
Time – 11am