WIMAfrica sets for conference on improving intra-continent trade

The Women In Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) will be holding its second Continental Conference and Annual General Meeting with the theme “Trade Facilitation For African Integration: Prospects and Challenges.”
The organisers disclosed that the event which is scheduled for Oct. 29-30th 2018 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, would have the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as Chief Host of the day.

Co-Hosts for the event are the Honourable Minister for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the Honourable Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar.
Expected as special guests of honour are the Secretary General of the IMO, Kitock Lim, and the Chairperson of the African Union, HE Paul Kogame.

Other special invited guests include Her Excellency, Wife of The President of Nigeria, Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari; Her Excellency, First Lady of Angola, Ana Afonso Dias Lourenca, and the Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, who is the Founder, WIMAFRICA and Minister in the Presidency, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Federal Republic of South Africa.

WIMAfrica presently has membership across 22 African countries, Nigeria inclusive. And a key objective of the organisation is to promote cooperation and collaboration between national, regional and international organisations for the advancement of African women in the maritime sector.