Pan African Social Media Summit Set For November


TECH DIGEST – Pan African Social Media Summit Set For November The Fifth edition of the annual Nigerian Social Media Summit, which has now evolved into the Pan-African Social media summit will hold on November 12 and 13.

This position was revealed by the organizing Committee Local Organizing Chairman, Olanrewaju Oyedeji, while addressing pressmen in Abuja. Olanrewaju noted that the event which started as the Nigerian Social Media Summit in 2016 will hold on November 12 and 13 virtually.

The chairman of the event is billed to be the Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Yz Yau.

According to the organizers,  the event which will discuss leveraging on Social Media for issues such as Accountability and Anti-corruption, Youth Development,  Corporate Development, governance, Human Rights/Security and International Diplomacy, will have top guests spread across Africa as participants. This is as the continent grapples with the aftermath of Covid-19 in the Post-Covid19 era.

The Pan-African Social Media Summit will hold with sponsorship of notable organizations such as National Information Technology Development Agency(NITDA), Centre for Information Technology and Development(CITAD); Media Career Development Services Network. The summit also has partnership of different organizations such as PRNigeria, YouthsDigest, YBTCNews, Active Youths Advocacy Initiative, Economic Confidential, Academy of Communications among many other top organizations.

The summit is coming at a time where the social media has continued to shape discussions around Africa’s Development and Socio-economic growth.