The Nigeria social media summit, organized by the Nigerian Corporate Social Media Practitioner’s
forum, scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 18th 2017 at the University of Ibadan
The summit is titled “ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT
AND SOCIETAL GROWTH”. According to the organizer, Mr. Olanrewaju Oyedeji, he noted that the social media,
has contributed a lot in helping the world to achieve sustainable developmental goals, he said “it should be noted that, truly we have this sustainable developmental goals(SDG), out there, but we need to achieve them. Also, through social media”. He furthermore, pointed out the fact that many people are ignorant to the jobs that can be created through the social media as he said, “ many persons don’t know, that we can create massive employment through social media”.
Later on in his speech delivery, the organizer, Mr. Olanrewaju, exposed more points, concentrating on how to build up on world peace using the social media as a tool of mediation, between any conflicting countries, and he said, “ we can ensure more peace in the world and we can ensure more respect for human rights”, he then pointed out the aims of the forum, which he wants to achieve, using the forum of the NIGERIA SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMIT. He then made mention of how the forum would create avenues to work with organizations, parastatals and government ministries, to syndicate press releases through the social media, and to encourage professional use of social media.
The dignitaries to be expected for the summit include, the two times Governor of Oyo state and it incumbent leader his Excellency Governor Abiola Ajimobi, as well as the owner and publisher of the Ovation magazine, Mr Dele Momodu, the minister of communication, Mr. Shittu Adebayo among others. Indeed the summit promises to be a very revealing, educative and entertaining summit, which one must not miss, as this generation now depends on the social media and the youths can benefit from the forum, as it holds a lot of promises for them. -Lyps