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FORUM ON OIL AND GAS REVENUE FOR DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE UPDATE, PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION 2 nd Meeting September 22-24, 2014 Orchid Hotel,

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1 FORUM ON OIL AND GAS REVENUE FOR DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE UPDATE, PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION 2 nd Meeting September 22-24, 2014 Orchid Hotel, Lekki, Lagos

2 PRESENTATION OVERVIEW: KEY AREAS FOR SUSTAINABILITY How do we make the Forum Impactful and Sustainable?  Membership  Partnership  Funding  Governance

3 SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE MEMBERS Prof. Wale Omole, Chairman Mrs. Abosede Alimi Mr. Sam Daibo Ms. Efe U. Kragha Dr. Salma Anas Kolo Mr. Henry Adigun Committee’s Scope of Work  Develop a plan to sustain the activities of the Forum.  Identify additional sources of funding for the activities of the Forum.

4 SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE UPDATE ACTIONS SINCE MAY MEETING  The Committee held its inaugural meeting on Tuesday, 22 nd July, 2014 in Lagos; the second meeting was held on Tuesday, 19 th August Participants included Prof. Wale and Ms. Efe U. Kragha.  The Committee reviewed and discussed the need for additional Forum members to fill gaps in regional and sector diversity.  The Committee identified specific people to invite both as Forum members and as potential senior advisors/endorsers.  The Committee also discussed potential funding sources for the Forum, particularly established corporations.  NNF/CBI will draft a proposal letter to targeted corporations for review by the Committee.

5 POTENTIAL MEMBERS TO CLOSE GAPS Mr. Ijewere, Best Foods – Agricultural Sector Sola Omole, DG, NTA – Media Chris Okeke, Quarra Rice Mill – Agricultural Sector John Momoh, Channels TV - Media

6 SUSTAINABILITY: FEEDBACK  There is a general aversion to an externally driven process of development in Nigeria.  Individuals contacted did not rule out collaboration with international organisations, but focus should be on developing home grown initiatives for sustainable development.  Best option to explore the influence of the international community in our national development is to communicate, cooperate and collaborate rather than outright dependency.

7 POTENTIAL MEMBERS Invited individuals who could not attend the First forum meeting and are interested  Ibukun Awosika  Mrs. Evelyn Oputa  Prof. Chinwe Ubaji  Ndidi Nwuneli

8 MEMBERSHIP: CRITERIA Who is a FOGARD Member?  Non-Partisan?  Influential?  No Political Agenda?  Technical Knowledge?  Fundamentals?

9 MEMBERSHIP (CONTD.) Membership Levels - Tiers  Student (Tertiary Level)  Ordinary Member  Advisory  Honorary

10 MEMBERSHIP (CONTD.)  Regional/Geopolitical Vs. Solely Centralized  Chapters by States  Paid Membership?  What are the incentives for membership?

11 POTENTIAL PARTNERS Individuals and corporate bodies: Otunba Subomi Balogun (FCMB Group), Mr. Bello Osagie (Etisalat), Oba Otudeko (Honeywell), Chief Ade-Ojo (Elizade), Don Etiebet, Tony Elemelu Foundation, Chevron Nigeria Limited, ExxonMobil and Oil Producers Trade Services (OPTS).

12 FUNDING STRATEGIES  Individuals and local organisations should be engaged to provide both financial and in-kind support to the Forum. Letter from NNF/CBI.  The targets would be well-established and stable companies; as well as new companies with very good corporate images.  The marketing strategy is to make the companies see the support as a corporate social responsibility and as a way of contributing to reinventing Nigeria.  Pledges  Seminars/Workshops  Grants  Internal Forum Contributions  Fundraising Dinners, Special Events

13 LONG-TERM VISIBILITY (IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER COMMITTEES) - Social Media Platforms - Media - Giving Back (Endow a Chair/Scholarships e.g for students of Political Science/Law or Incentives for Students who have shown exemplary leadership in championing the cause) - Recognition for Good Governance - Catch them Young

14 SUSTAINABILITY: RECOMMENDATIONS Recommendations for Full Forum’s consideration:  Constitute an Advisory body comprising eminent Nigerians to endorse the Forum and its work  Gen. Ike Nwachukwu (Rtd), Ambassador Muhammed Hamzat, Gen. Alani Akinrinmade (Rtd), Gen. Obada, Mrs. Aloma Mariam Mukhtar and Babatunde Raji Fashola.  Identify and engage credible corporate organisations and individuals for potential funding.  Work with NNF/CBI on the best strategy to engage potential funders  Steer growth and development in other economic sectors using the Forum’s template.


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