Osinbajo To Talk On `Africa Rising’ At Harvard | The Precision

Osinbajo: to delivers lecture at Harvard


Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is scheduled to deliver a lecture on
Tuesday at the Harvard University, Boston, U.S, on “Africa Rising”.

While at Harvard Business School, he would also engage in marathon meetings at the Ivy League school.
Harvard described the lecture as a historic moment as it would be the
first time that an Africa-focused course would be offered at Harvard
Business School.
In extending the invitation to Osinbajo, Harvard noted that it deeply
admired the immense progress that Nigeria had made under the
administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The university specifically noted the work of the Presidential
Enabling Business Environment Council, which the vice-president chairs.
The university said: “It would be the highest honour for us were you
to accept our invitation as we deeply admire the immense progress that
Nigeria has made during your tenure.’’
“Not only as the country’s Vice President, but also as Chairman of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council.

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“By all accounts, this Council has spearheaded crucial initiatives
and we very much hope that you will speak to those, as well as to
Nigeria’s rise in world economic rankings and the vast range of business
initiatives that are on-going in your country.”
The vice-president is expected to, during the lecture, highlight the
progress made by the present administration in improving the country’s
economy and investment climate.
Osinbajo had in October 2016 delivered a lecture at the university’s
‘Nigeria in the World’ seminar also at the invitation of the university.
The vice-president spoke on: ‘Destroying Boko Haram and the Rebuilding of Nigeria’s North-East’.
While at Harvard, he would hold meeting with Margot Gill, the Harvard
University Marshall and Prof. Emmauel Akyeampong and the Centre for
African Studies Affiliates at Centre for African Studies at the
He also would have lunch with the Harvard Law School Students and Faculty at the Harvard Law School.
Osinbajo would then hold meeting with Prof. David Wilkins and tour
the Centre on the Legal Profession and Nitin Nohira, Dean, Harvard
Business School at the university.

The vice-president would later have dinner with MBA students, Harvard
Business Faculty and Harvard Business School Alumni from Africa. (NAN)

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