Day 2

Wednesday 9th August, 2017

Under the auspices of the Ooni of Ife

07:00-09:00 Registration / Speed Networking / Exhibition Visit


Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications, Architect Sonny Echono.


  • Smart Homes on Smart Cities (iSmart Home)
  • Towards the Smart Cities: Key Emerging Applications (Microsoft)
  • How Smart Payment Systems makes Smart Cities Work ( Interswitch)


  • Hon. Jean PhilbertNsengimana, Minister of Youth and ICT, Rwanda
  • Hon. Joe Mucheru, Hon. Minster of Communications, Kenya
  • Hon. AyandaDlodlo, Minister of Communications, Republic of South Africa


  • His Excellency, Prof Ben Ayade, Executive Governor of Cross River State
  • His Excellency, MrAkinwunmi Abode, Executive Governor of Lagos State
  • His Excellency, MallamElrufai, Executive Governor of Kaduna State


11:30-14-30 CTH


Participation is by invitation only.

It is imperative for Government and business leaders to partner in an innovative way to accelerate and sustain the Nigeria Smart Cities Vision. This would serve as an incentive to private organizations to deploy SCT, invest andattract more capital to the Smart Cities Space and allow for much more rapid deployment with large revenue upside.

Welcome Remarks

Dr Ali Isa Pantami, Director General, NITDA

Opening Remarks by Chair

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, EVC/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission

Discussions to address:

  • Identifying key partnerships and collaborations to successfully building Smart Cities in Nigeria
  • Developing a roadmap, implementation plan and establishing coordination mechanisms
  • Funding mechanisms and financing alternatives for smart city projects
  • Investment incentives for Smart Cities Projects

Discussion Leaders

  • Chief Offu Aya, Commissioner for ICT, Cross River State Govt.
  • Mr Jabber Bin Hafez, Chief Executive Officer, Smart City Dubai LLC
  • Sir Ademola Aladekomo, Chairman Smart City Plc
  • Hauwa Yabani, MD, Abuja Technology Village
  • Miebaka Adoki, MD, Habittera Smart Cities
  • Folashodun Adebisi, MD/CEO Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System PLC
  • Funke Opeke, CEO Mainone Nigeria Ltd

Moderated by: Ojugo Onyelukachukwu, Project Manager, ABR ECOWAS

11:30-14-30 OGUN TH

Designing and physical planning for Smart Cities

Participation is by invitation only.

The Panelist will help put smart into perspective and its roles in delivering solution in both the built-up and developing world. The session will also take a look at Smart City Mission & Challenges in Urban Planning and Governance. Also the panelist will delve into geospatial precision as an essential tool for the enhancement of smart city to provide for easy mobility, health, welfare and urban resilience.

Welcome Remarks

Nima Salman-Mann, Director Policy, Planning Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Communications

Opening Remarksby Chair

Prof John Momoh, Chairman Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission

Discussions to address:

  • Building Integrated Energyand Utility solutions for Smart Cities.
  • Critical factors for Smart Environment (Water, Road, Waste Management etc.)
  • Developing intelligent public Transport

Discussion Leaders

MallamKabirKyari(PPNITP,FNITP) UN Habitat Programme Support Office, Abuja.

Arc. TonyeBraide, PNIA, FNIA,President, Nigerian Institute of Architects

Mr. Remi Makinde, (PPNITP, FNITP) Chairman/CEO, Frontline Consultants, Lagos

Prof S.P Ejaro, Head of Department Geography and Environmental Science, University of Abuja.

Engr. Otis Oliver Tabugbo Anyaeji, President, Nigerian Society of Engineers

Moderated by: Arc. Nicholas Musa, CEO, Fourth Dimension Consultants

  • For Special Enquiries Please Contact

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    0802 361 8180

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    Emeka Ugwu

    0803 203 2057

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