Edo Global Organization
Annual Conference Dublin Ireland
23rd June, 2012
The President and members of Edo Global Organization and
their hosts Edo Global Organization (Ireland) and Benin
Community Ireland would like to invite you to our annual
conference taking place at the:
Red Cow; Moran Hotels, Dublin 22 Ireland.
Under the distinguished Chairmanship of
Chief Nosakhare Isekhure JP
The Isekhure of Benin Kingdom &
Pro-Chancellor; Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria.
The Theme for this year’s conference is:
Youth Empowerment and Job Creation: Need for Government to
Partner with Edo Diaspora.
The discussion will include, creating a sustainable healthy
environment for the physical, psychological l and mental
growth of our youths, youth education with emphasis on
entrepreneurship, youth discipline, security of our towns
and villages, safeguarding our boundaries and curbing youth
crimes like kidnapping, armed robbery and cultism in
The lack of gainful employment of our teeming population
especially amongst the youths has led to their developmental
derailment supporting the adage of an idle mind being the
Our youths have to be redirected away from these negative
paths with the help from the three tiers of government,
non-governmental organizations and the civil society to
engage in farming to feed self and nation and attain food
security, gainful employment and crime free community.
EDO GLOBAL ORGANIZATION
decided to dedicate this year’s Annual Conference to these
issues with the aim of proffering practical solutions to
these unwholesome youth activities and project agricultural
development to the fore as agriculture has the potential of
employing a substantial percentage of the unemployed youths.
The conference will bring together sons and daughters of Edo
Kingdom from all over the world to discuss these specific
issues which are responsible for the endemic
underdevelopment of Edo State, creating youth unemployment
and to proffer appropriate solutions to address them.
The resource experts from Nigeria and the Diaspora will look
at different aspects of the above theme of the conference:
Patrick Erhabor: Professor Agricultural Economy, University
of Benin, Benin City Nigeria
Dr Roland Abigor PhD: Diretor of Research/Head Biochemistry
Division N I F O R, Benin City, Nigeria
Dr Taiwo Idemudia: Former
Deputy General Manager NNPC & Group General Manager Nigeria
Gas Coy Rtd),
Chief Executive/Consultant Harvard Place Consultancy London.
Mr. O O Alabi: Nigeria Deputy Head of Mission Representing
Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland
Rev (Dr) Chris Osagbaekhoe: Supervising Pastor Christ
Apostolic Church of God Mission UK
Dr S E O Ogbonmwan Consultant Gynecologist & President Edo
Ms Joy Ogbebor Mcguire: Project Manager /PRO
Charles Omorodion: Managing Director Institute of
Small Business Management.
Mr. Osahon Ogieva: President Nigeria Union /City Council
Mr. Best Ogunmu: Nigeria / Edo State Guild of Actors.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
8.30 Arrival of Guests & Registrations
09:40 All Guest take their Seat
09:45 Introduction of Guests:
09:55 Opening Prayer by Rev. Udegbe/ Rev. Osagbaekhoe
10:05 Traditional Breaking of the Kola nuts - Chief
Nosakhare Isekhure JP,
The Isekhure of Benin.
10:10 National Anthems: Nigeria & Ireland
10:15 Councilor Caitriona Jones -
Mayor of South Dublin Council Declares
Bini Cultural Group Traditional Welcome dance
Welcome Address :
i, Engr Isaac Igbinosun ................................Patron
Benin Community Ireland/Board Member Edo Global
ii, Dr Stephen E.O.Ogbonmwan.......................President
Edo Global Organization.
Good will Messages from:
Omo n' Oba n' Edo Uku Akpolokpolor Oba Erediuwa CFR by
Chief Nosakhare Isekhure JP,
The Isekhure of Benin Kingdom. Pro-Chancellor Ambrose Alli
University, Edo State, Nigeria
Chairman’s Opening Speech.
Goodwill Message - Comrade Adams Oshiomole- Governor of Edo
Ambassador Felix Y. Pyol - Nigeria Ambassador to Ireland
10:45 - Empowering Edo Youths: Strategies and Challenges
Dr Taiwo ldemudia------CEO
Harvard Place Consultancy London.
Tea…&… Coffee ….Break; Networking
11:30 - Role of the Diaspora in Nation Building
Mr. G.O.O Alabi---Nigerian Ambassador Ireland
11:55 - Agricultural Development in Nigeria an Overview
Prof. Patrick Erharbor----------Prof. Of Agricultural
Economy University of Benin, Nigeria.
12:20 - Re-Orientation of Nigerian Youths, Moral Re-armament
& Planning for the Future of Edo People.
Dr Stephen E O Ogbonmwan
- Consultant Gynecologist & President Edo Global
12.45 LUNCH ---- LUNCH --------- LUNCH--------
13:45 -----------------------------Plenary Session
13:45 -Federal Government of Nigeria Oil Palm Transformation
Dr. Roland Abigor
PhD, Director of Research/Head Biochemistry Division N I F O
R, Benin City, Nigeria
14:10 - Unburdening Edo
Youth to meet Tomorrow’s Challenges.
Rev. Dr Osagbaekhoe
Supervising Pastor Christ Apostolic Church of God Mission UK
14:35 – Belief and Attitude of Greats Of Edo State—a Lesson
Mr. Osahon Ogieva - President Nigerian Union Leeds
15:05 - Implementing Youth Projects in Edo State: Strategies
Ms Joy Ogbebor Macguire- Project Manager.
15:25 – Benin Film Industry—An avenue for Employment and
Mr. Best Ogunmu- Nigeria/ Edo Guild
Employability Challenge; Improving Employment Outcomes by
Developing Institutional Framework & Strategy for Providing
Impartial Advice to Edo Youths.
Omorodion MD Institute of Small Business Management
Mr. Best Ogunmu- Nigeria/ Edo Guild
15:55 - Vote of Thanks
Mr Edwin Igbinosun
– Chairman Organizing Committee and
President Bini Community Ireland.
16:30----------------------------Close of Plenary
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:
1 Minutes of the Last meeting
2, Admission into the Board of Governors of Edo Global
3, Membership of Edo Global Organization
6, Moderating the List Serve.
7. Presentation of certificates
19:00 End of AGM / Dinner
20:00 Edo Swagger – Spain / De melody Band - Uk Concert.
Please bring your children along so that they can interact
with their Edo peers and listen to the speakers.
Tickets are now available at only Euro75.
You can contact any of the members of the organizing
committee for tickets
In addition to interaction
with various experts, listening and contributing to the
speeches, there will be an opportunity to network with
guests and participant.
Be a part of this event to
support our youths both at home and here in the Diaspora.
Mr Edwin Igbinosun
Chairman Conference Organising Committee Tel: +35387 633
Mr David Ajayi
Secretary Organising Committee +353877922041
Engr Isaac Igbinosun
Dr SEO Ogbonmwan