IG4D: Adebayo, Rudman, Sesan, Iloezumma make speakers faculty @NDSF’24

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Messrs Gbenga Adebayo, Muhammed Rudman and Gbenga Sesan as well as Ms Francisca Iloezumma have made it to the speakers faculty of the 2024 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) slated for Thursday, June 27 by 10am at the prestigious Welcome Centre Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos.

Confirming this in Lagos, the Lead Consulting Strategist, DigitalSENSE Africa, a project of ITREALMS Media group, Sir Remmy Nweke, said that they would be speaking at the panel session on ‘Stakeholders role in innovative digital economy and safer civic space in Nigeria’ by sharing their respective representation perspectives.

He also said that the 2024 edition of the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) overarching theme is ‘IG4D: Innovative Digital Economy and Safer Civic Space in Nigeria’ would be presided over by the Executive Director, Media Rights Agenda, Mr. Edetaen Ojo.

Nweke outlined that Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, is the chairman, Association of Telecommunications Licensed Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Mr. Muhammed Rudman is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Gbenga Sesan is an accomplished social entrepreneur and Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative International whereas Ms Francisca Iloezumma is the Data Protection Officer at the only Nigeria-based Domain Name Registrar accredited by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Upperlink Limited.

This panel session, he revealed, is supported by the Domain Name System Women in Nigeria (DNS WomenNG) led by Mrs. Nkem Nweke, a former member of the Executive Board of Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), managers of the .NG country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD).

The Lead Consulting Strategist at DigitalSENSE Africa, recollected that the Managing Director of Digital Realty Nigeria, Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani has been confirmed a special guest speaker;

He equally said that 2024 marks the 15th year of activism by DigitalSENSE Africa and some notable industry role models and corporate organisations have been lined-up for recognition.

Recall that the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum (NDSF) series on Internet Governance for Development made a debut in 2009 and has remained a rallying point for Internet stakeholders and eco-system in the country.