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Hans Essaadi, the Managing Director/CEO of Nigeria Breweries Plc, and a former Senate Leader, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Victor Ndoma Egba have been invited to speak at the maiden edition of the GTpro Masterclass on government relations and public strategy.

The Masterclass, with the theme: “Navigating Government and Policy Challenges for Business Success and Sustainability,” is scheduled to be held on Thursday at the Oriental Hotel.

This was disclosed in a statement to Journalists by the Co-Founder of GTPro and a renowned turnaround expert, Dakuku Peterside.

The statement stated that the event would have in attendance chief executive officers, top policymakers, investors, and executives of firms operating in the critical sectors of the Nigerian economy including oil and gas, telecommunications, manufacturing, fin-tech, real estate, and financial services.

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The Masterclass, according to GTpro has become necessary arising from the growing need for robust government relations and public policy engagement across Africa and particularly more so, as the continent has become the new investment destination due to the combined opportunities of its huge population, low cost of labour and a healthy consumption environment influenced by a youthful population.

The statement further stated that while the investment flows continue, the environment becomes a critical component that could either allow investors to enjoy and effectively galvanize the opportunities inherent in these countries or become stiffened, simply because they lack understanding of the regulatory frameworks and policies or what the future holds.

The GTPro Masterclass program, therefore, brings together an exceptional lineup of facilitators, offering participants unparalleled access to renowned industry experts and immersive, hands-on learning experiences that would provide a platform for the cross-fertilization of ideas among legislators, policymakers, and corporate executives.

Peterside, the immediate past director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and former House of Reps member, noted that attending the exclusive event will expand the frontiers of developing robust strategies and approaches in today’s thriving dynamic landscape.

According to him, “Our Masterclass program represents a unique opportunity for participants as it will provide critical insights on the cost-benefits of maintaining a strategic government relations mechanism that is sustainable; it will also help participants to access various windows that can be engaged in their stakeholder relations and engagement programmes.”

Other speakers and panelists at the Masterclass include Emeka Maduegbuna, Chairman of C & F Porter Novelli; Business and Strategic Communications consultants, Samba Seye; Managing Director of Total Energies, Otunba Olakunle Olamuyiwa; Chief Operating Officer of Betway, Honourable Bimbola Daramola.

The remaining speakers are Oluyemisi Busari; Senior Adviser, Government Relations of Honeywell Group, and Olufemi M. Awoyemi, the current CEO, Founder, and Chairman of Proshare Nigeria, amongst others.

In the last two decades, Nigeria has been amongst the top destinations for investment portfolios in Africa but witnessed a sharp drop in recent times owing to increased operating challenges, security issues, and of course, stiffening government policies, causing a loss in investments and creating uncertainties.