MTN Nigeria CEO Joins Elite Panel at Nigerian Economic Summit 29

MTN Nigeria's CEO, Karl Toriola, will be a key speaker at the 29th Nigerian Economic Summit, focusing on sustainable economic transformation and inclusion. This prestigious event brings together top leaders to discuss crucial economic strategies for Nigeria's future. Don't miss this insight into the nation's path to economic growth and inclusivity.

Nigerian Economic Summit 29: Karl Toriola to Discuss Sustainable Transformation.

Karl Toriola, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, will take the stage as a panelist at the 29th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit. The event, themed "Pathways for Sustainable Economic Transformation and Inclusion," is scheduled for October 23rd and 24th, 2023, at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. Organized by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, a non-profit, non-partisan private sector organization, this summit is renowned for bringing together private sector leaders, public officials, and top decision-makers to evaluate the country's economy and chart a course for its future.

This year's summit aligns with its theme, focusing on fostering collaboration among key stakeholders across various sectors while addressing the socio-economic challenges confronting Nigeria. The overarching goal is to facilitate discussions and actions aimed at attracting capital to support sustainable economic development initiatives. The summit also aims to collectively design and prioritize strategies to unlock untapped potential, ultimately fostering sustainable economic transformation and inclusion for the nation.

Among the distinguished speakers are notable figures such as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu; the Vice-President, Kashim Shettima; the 15th President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio; the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, Rt. Hon Abbas Tajudeen; and the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Alh Atiku A. Bagudu, among many others.


The summit's discussions will revolve around crucial topics, including the interplay of fiscal and monetary policies for economic development, strategies for inclusive development that ensure equitable access to education and healthcare, promoting entrepreneurship in marginalized communities, empowering women, and investing in sustainable infrastructure. Moreover, fostering a culture of innovation and creativity, particularly among the youth, will be at the heart of these conversations.

Karl Toriola, who assumed the role of CEO at MTN Nigeria in 2021, brings over 24 years of experience from various positions across the MTN Group. He is committed to driving the telco's contribution to economic development, evident through several projects under the MTN Foundation that aim to provide the benefits of a modern, connected life to all Nigerians. With his extensive educational background and professional expertise, Karl Toriola is well-positioned to contribute to these discussions at the Nigerian Economic Summit, which promises to be a pivotal platform for shaping the nation's economic future.

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