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According to the US based Chamber of Commerce in their statement, which followed a meeting held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the NBCC, International Roundtable discussion in Washington DC, at Swahili Village – The Consulate M Street Northwest Washington DC, from 2pm to 4:30pm EST and moderated by NBCC’s Executive Director, Charles H. DeBow III, the jobs are expected to be created in areas of Agriculture, ICT Green Tech, Tourism, and Infrastructure.
At the event NBCC’s Executive Director, Charles H. DeBow III met with the presidential hopeful, Prince Adewole Adebayo, an international attorney who has practice law in the U.S., Nigeria, Australia, U.K., Singapore, and other jurisdictions.
Also in attendance were other stakeholders represented by a broad spectrum of companies, countries community and business leaders like Emad Shoeb, COO of Swahili Village.
During their Business Roundtable meeting NBCC announced its “Global Business Initiative” championed by the International Committee, to ensure the participation of Black diasporan businesses in worldwide capitalism opportunities through entrepreneurship, expansion, and development through export and import.
The NBBC noted that “Not to be overshadowed, Prince Adewole ADEBAYO, also announced his objective to create a “30 million jobs Program for Nigeria”, in the areas of Agriculture, ICT Green Tech, Tourism, and Infrastructure, that will partner with NBCC International Committee’s Global Business Initiative.
“Prince Adebayo committed to participate and be a guest speaker at NBCC’s Annual Convention, with the international theme of “Doing Business Globally Post Pandemic”, occurring during Black Business month on August 16 to 18, 2022 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino 21 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria, IL 61611.
“The convention agenda will address international export and import topics, issues, programs, partnerships, and opportunities, with a focus on agri-business to create, economic empowerment, job opportunities, and improving the quality of life for communities impacted by agriculture.
“The convention Participants range from Black diasporan business owners and entrepreneurs to corporate diversity procurement managers, focused on how to develop and invest in business opportunities and relationships in Africa, the Caribbean as well as Latin America.
“Additional attendees include, government”, the NBCC’s statement concluded.