The Alex Ekwueme Foundation was established to promote the ideals, values and principles of Dr. Alex Ekwueme. The Foundation aims to ensure that such ideals as honesty, fostering peace, compromise, transparency in public service, and respect for democratic principles are secured in perpetuity.
The Foundation is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria as a non governmental organisation promoting peace, social justice and good governance.
The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of distinguished Nigeria under the chairmanship of Ambassador Dr M T Mbu.
Since the mid-1990s, incidents of terrorist kidnapping and hostage-taking in Nigeria have grown enormously causing significant safety and security concerns for many Nigerians and alien residents in the country.In Nigeria, many hostage-taking and kidnapping operations have been targeted at foreigners, especially those working in the high-risk Niger Delta region of the country.
Also, criminally motivated kidnapping and hostage-taking for ransom purposes have been on the rise in the nationâ€™s commercial city of Lagos and other major cities across the country.It is has therefore become imperative for all stakeholders (i.e. people and organisations involved in dealing with kidnapping and hostage-taking in Nigeria) to come together and find a sustainable solution to this growing problem.
It is in the light of this that the Alex Ekwueme Foundation is proud to announce the first international summit on “Resolving Kidnapping, Hostage Taking and Local Terrorism in Nigeria”.
Resolving Kidnapping, Hostage Taking and Local Terrorism in Nigeria summit has been specially designed to enable government agencies, multinational organisations and high-risk individuals find lasting solution to the burgeoning problem of Hostage taking and kidnapping in Nigeria.
Using a special blend of keynote presentations, case study analysis, and interactive panel discussions to provide participants with the bespoke opportunity to:
Raise public awareness about the growing phenomenon
Strengthen the capacity of national security and public safety agencies to deal with this problem
Strengthen the capacity of the country’s legal framework to deal with this aspect of local terrorism
Learn how businesses and government agencies can develop effective strategies and policies to deal with the challenges posed by kidnapping and hostage-taking in Nigeria.
Understand how relevant global case studies can provide preferable solution and outcomes in kidnapping and hostage situations in Nigeria
Apprise key current efforts of the Nigerian security agencies’ who are at the frontline in dealing with the situation whenever they happen
Review the experiences of victims of recent kidnapping for ransom situations in Nigeria
We are currently confirming high profile speakers and participants for this summit.
If you would like to speak, or propose a speaker to this summit, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please provide us with the proposed speaker’s bona fide including a short description of the proposed presentation.
Register To Attend!
To attend this event, please send an email with your names, profession, position and contact details to email@example.com and our team will come back to you with further registration information.
Become our summit partner and You will be confirming your organisation’s place as a leader in finding resolution to kidnapping, hostage-taking and local terrorism in Nigeria.
Your organisation will be seen to boost its corporate social responsibility in this regard.
Your organisation brand will benefit from the extensive exposure and high profile visibility that this Summit will generate
Your organisation will be at the first-class summit for fostering quality business network and relationships.
If you are interested in supporting the Alex Ekwueme Foundation’s Summit please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for available partnership opportunities.