Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the 2023 election, is billed to speak at a town hall meeting organised by the Columbia Africa Business Club and Black Law Students Association of the University of Columbia, United States of America.
The event will take place on Sunday, September 4, between 12 pm and 4 pm New York time.
The former governor of Anambra state will speak on the topic; Afro Economics & Government Policy: A Conversation with Governor Peter Obi.
According to information placed on the invitation by the organisers of the town hall meeting, BBC News describes Mr. Obi as the “candidate electrifying young Nigerians” and a “powerful force ahead of Nigeria’s presidential election next February.
The event which is hosted by Columbia Africa Business Club and Black Law Students Association of the institution aims at spurring a riveting conversation on Afro Economics & Government Policy with the Nigerian presidential candidate.
It added that Obi is energising voters with messages of prudence and accountability that are amplified by an army of social media users.
The organisers said: “A successful businessman, former two-term governor, and previous chairman of Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank PLC, ABC and BLSA will sit down with Mr. Peter Obi to discuss his thoughts on economic development and government policy, including his views on galvanizing the African diaspora for positive change on the continent.”