Concerned about happenings in the country’s political space, the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria has said that this year’s conference would address leadership deficit ethically.
Addressing a press conference in Lagos, President and Chairman of Council, IoD, Chris Okunowo, said the recent protests by the youths showed there is a challenge of leadership and unethical practice by government.
He said the conference with theme “Business Ethics, Leadership and Sustainability as New Frontiers of Corporate Governance”, presents another opportunity for the discourse of deepening good corporate governance, leadership and sustainability of organisations in a fast changing and challenging business, political and social environment.
He explained that one of the key mandates of the institute was to champion the principles of corporate governance and sustain standards, values, ethics, best traditions and continuously improve the capacities of directors to fulfil their roles of delivering value to all stakeholders.
Chairman, National Organising Committee, Lamis Dikko, said the keynote speaker, a Professor of Decisions Sciences from Insead, Fontainebleau, France, Marc Le Menestrel will address the main theme of the conference. He said 1,000 attendees from both the private and public sector is expected to grace the conference slated to hold November 3rd to 4th in Lagos.