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Saturday, 14 September 2013 14:39

NALC Security Summit in Washington DC

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PRESS RELEASE

The Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC) announces its history-making “Boko Haram” and “Niger Delta” Security Summit, to be held September 27, 2013, at the National Press Club Washington, DC.

 

In a media chat from the Council’s Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC, Headquarters, the Executive Director & CEO of NALC, Okechukwu Mbonu stated “We cannot fold our hands and watch Nigeria fall apart, due to sectarian hate or ethnic bigotry, because Nigeria will among other fallouts, drag down the entire West Africa if she fails.”

 

Continuing, Mbonu, a Washington trained law and government relations professional who previously served as Commissioner in Maryland, said: “A stable Nigeria means peace across West Africa; for Nigeria to cross this bridge successfully, all stakeholders in Nigeria must be prepared to sacrifice selfish and ethnic ambitions for a far-greater good; a future comprising of a peaceful and politically stable Nigeria will spur real socio-economic stability in West Africa.  Nigeria needs to anchor her natural role as Africa’s leading nation and a beacon for other African states to emulate”.

 

Panelists will discuss the socio-political and socio-economic roots of “Boko Haram”, and proffer solutions to the current and fast rising insecurity situation in Nigeria and West Africa.

 

The full announcement including the free online registration information is outlined below.  You may also see the NALC website www.nigerian-americancouncil.org for more information.

 

 

Date:  September 27, 2013 (Registrations via website: www.nigerian-americancouncil.org )

 

Theme:  Seeking Security Solutions in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan/West Africa, by Exploring the Social-Political and Economic Roots of “Boko Haram” and the “Niger Delta” Security challenges. NALC, in collaboration with various international organizations; has empanelled diverse personalities to discuss the “Boko Haram” and “Niger Delta” security challenges in Nigeria.


Theme: Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC) Security Summit ”Securing Our Present-Shaping Our Future” -  The 1st Non-Governmental “Boko Haram” Security Summit in Washington


Venue:  National Press Club, Washington DC, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC

 

Time: 12pm-3pm

 

Individual Registrations: Free for individuals, Diplomats, Government Officials, Students, and others.  All attendees must register through the “contact” page on our website for validations. Corporate Registrations: Corporate sponsors may contact our Washington, DC offices for additional information at: 202 379-2848

 

About NALC:

NALC is chartered in Washington, DC; it is an emerging Think-Tank, Policy Advisory and Research Center for Nigerian and Sub-Saharan African matters.  NALC engages in various scholarly programs including:

 

NALC Exec. Dir/CEO O. Mbonu


Advocacy for the Nigerian-American and Continental African Community in the US

Confronting human rights abuses, indignity and racial profiling worldwide

Confronting the emerging security situation in Nigeria and the West African region

Facilitating positive interfaith religious dialogue among Nigerian Christians and Moslems

Ensuring good governance and credible elections in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Contact: Ingrid Begman, Media Relations

 

(NALC) 1701 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 300, NW, Washington, DC                   Web: www.nigerian-americancouncil.org Tel: 202 379-2848

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