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Komorowski, ex-president of Poland, others to visit Nigeria for energy summit

Komorowski, ex-president of Poland, others to visit Nigeria for energy summit

…As Dotmount Communications hosts AIDCA 2023

The former president of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, will in December visit Nigeria for the African Industrial and Development Conference 2023.

The summit with the theme, ‘Energy and Sustainable Development in Africa,’ is organised by Dotmount Communications in collaboration with Yahoo Finance.

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In a statement signed and made available to BusinessDay by the President of Dotmount Communications, Adedotun Olaoluwa said the conference will profile renewable energy opportunities available in Nigeria and Africa to producers of renewable power as their next investment destination.

“At this pivotal moment in the nation’s economy, and the several economic challenges the nation is grappling with, it is important for all stakeholders to work collaboratively to ensure the sustainable development of our nation and to support the government’s effort in transforming and reviving the nation’s ailing economy.”

Olaoluwa further argues that the theme is important at this present time, because Africa has abundant renewable resources that could transform the global energy sector, ensuring green growth with low greenhouse gas emissions.

Our continent’s renewable energy potential is rated as “superabundant.” With the right technologies and supportive financing mechanisms, Africa holds the world’s potential to change the renewable energy narrative for the entire world.

Bronisław Komorowski, Poland’s president from 2010 until 2015, will be accompanied by a delegation of high-ranking Polish business delegation. The visit is also aimed at intensifying economic relations between the two countries and exploring opportunities for investment in Nigeria.

“I am honoured to be a Keynote Speaker and looking forward to meet the delegates at the upcoming African Industrial and Development Conference in Nigeria,” the former Polish president stated in a video shared by the organisers.

The visit of Komorowski to Nigeria is a significant event in the bilateral relations between the two countries. It comes at a time when Nigeria is seeking to strengthen its ties with key international partners, and Poland is eager to expand its presence in Africa.

Komorowski is joining fellow keynote speakers, Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and the Executive Chairman of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Ahmed bin Sulayem, Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake and Founder and Managing Director of Tajbank, Hamid Joda.

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Additionally, this highly anticipated event will also feature delegation from the Qatar Investment Authority and Public Investment Fund, amongst others.

Further discussions will be centered around three panels, each representing a different sector of the economy, and led by industry experts and thought leaders, including representatives from the power sector, oil & gas sector, and finance sector.

This summit presents an opportunity to further the conversations and network around the shared values of progress, development, and advancement for our continent.