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Diamond Bank partners Rivers on wealth creation, poverty reduction

By on July 26, 2013

Diamond Bank Plc  has partnered with the Rivers State government on wealth creation and poverty reduction summit 2013 with the theme “Developing an Effective Comprehensive Framework for Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction in Rivers State.”

The event, which was held recently in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, is an initiative of the state government, through the Rivers State Office of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA).

It was facilitated by notable speakers among who  were H.E. Jose Maria Figueres, Former President, Republic of Costa Rica; Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Speaker, House of Representatives; Dr. Mostaq Ahmed, Founder ICMSE and Mrs. Shimite Katung, President, NQBWA.

Other facilitators included Dr. Alex Otti, GMD/CEO of Diamond Bank, Prof. Patrick Utomi, Founder/CEO, Centre for Values in Leadership, Dr. Patrick Kormawa, Country Representative, UNIDO and Prof Kevin Urama, Director, ATPS while Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, Executive Governor, Rivers State was the special guest of honour.