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Are you in Nigeria this week? Want to know more about Africa’s mobility sector, the challenges it is facing and what the future holds?
This Friday (27 September) Nigerian innovation and technology publication Tech Cabal will host the next event in its TC Townhall series. This one will focus on how tech is changing transport, logistics and infrastructure in Africa.
The TC Townhall: Mobility event will kick off at 9am at Zone Tech Park in Lagos.
TC Townhall: Mobility event will kick off on Friday at 9am at Zone Tech Park in Lagos
TechCabal editor Olanrewaju Odunowo told Ventureburn in statement last month that Lagos State Commissioner of Transport Frederic Oladeinde (pictured above) and Lagos State Waterways general manager Oluwadamilola Emmanuel will join a regulator session at the event.
Odunowo said the goal of the regulator session is to drive strong and open regulator conversations with the private sector.
He explained that during the session Oladeinde and Emmanuel will inform the public about their plans and proposed policies to improve transportation infrastructure available in Lagos State, as well as their plans to partner and or do business with the private sector.
Odunowo said other government officials from the Lagos State as well as policymakers at the national level will also be present.
Tomiwa Aladekomo, the CEO of Big Cabal Media, which publishes TechCabal, said the event comes at a time when there has been an explosion of activities in the transport sector.
“Our goal is to bring everyone into the same room to chart a path for success,”said Aladekomo.
Asides policymakers, TC Townhall: Mobility will gather transport and logistics entrepreneurs as well as investors.
Other speakers confirmed for the event include:
- Nigeria’s former minister of communications and senior partner at TLcom Capital Omobola Johnson
- Kobo360 CEO Obi Ozor
- Echo VC vice president of investments Taiwo Kamson Ketiku
- MAX co-founder Chinedu Azodoh
- FieldInsight CTO Oluwatoyin Oshinowo
- Lori Systems COO Uche Ogboi
Featured image: Lagos State Commissioner of Transport Frederic Oladeinde (Supplied)