Speakers, Date Announced For Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum, ADA 2022


The organiser of the annual Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum and ADA have 

announced the speakers and date of the 2022 edition of the events

The organiser informed that the events will attract the best industry CEOs and 

will hold concurrently with the annual Africa Digital Awards (ADA).

Due to the covid-19 health challenge, the organiser noted, this year’s edition 

will be held via Zoom platform on August 26, 2022 while the physical event for 

ADA comes on August 27 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki.

Organised by the leading ICT publication in Nigeria, ICT Watch Magazine the 

event will attract government officials, regulatory bodies, industry players, and 

all the crème de la crème in the country’s tech space.

Themed “embracing 5G for a more connected Nigeria” the organiser shared 

that drivers of the key industries will gather to brainstorm different topics.

Mr Tayo Adewusi, the editor-in-chief of ICT Watch magazine, said as the most 

impactful meeting of top-level executives, “the speakers will assess the impact 

of ICT on their businesses while making projections for the future”.

Adewusi said the Chairman of the Occasion will be Prince Dapo Abiodun, the 

Governor of Ogun State while the Guest Governor is Engr. Seyi Makinde, 

Governor of Oyo State. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, 

Prof. Isa Pantami will be the special guest of honour while the Executive Vice 

Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Danbatta will 

present a keynote speech.

“It is a must-attend event for those interested in the deployment of ICT to 

improve efficiency and productivity. As such, the Impact CEO Forum is 

expected to attract about 500 participants across all sectors of the economy”, 

Adewusi said.

While quoting the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa 

Pantami, as saying that Nigeria would have the largest 5G coverage in Nigeria, 

Adewusi said the questions are, is this possible, would 5G services be 

affordable, which industry would use 5G to increase its productivity, how 

would service providers address possible deployment challenges, and how ready 

is our economy for the attendant cybersecurity issues?

“These questions will be answered at the 2022 Nigeria ICT Impact CEO 

Forum,” he said.

He said the Impact CEO Forum offers an opportunity for businesses to expand 

their network of contacts, identify potential partners and share experiences and 

valuable time”.

Adewusi informed that the following executives will speak at the event. These 

include the CEO of Medallion Data Centres, Engr Ikechukwu Nnamani, MTN 

Nigeria CEO, Mr Karl Toriola and CVO Digital Encode, Dr. Adewale Obadare,

Others are the CEO of VDT, Engr. Biodun Omoniyi, CEO NigComSat, Dr. 

Abimbola Alale and CEO of Galaxy Backbone Limited, Prof. Muhammed 

Abubakar among others.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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