Muslim professionals tackle recession at convention
The Guild of Muslim Professionals (GMP) has concluded arrangement to take over 200 Muslim professionals across the country to Benin Republic as part activities for its fourth yearly convention.
The conference themed, “Economic Diversification: Opportunities for Muslim Professionals” will hold between Saturday 24 and Tuesday 27 at Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo, Badagry, Lagos.
A statement by GMP Board of Trustee Chairman Hakeem Oyewale, said the convention is aimed at providing an ideal platform for relaxation and networking, learning and reflection on how to use professionalism to impact nation building.
The forum, he said, would also provide first-hand information on the corporate world, finding new business contacts on all business opportunities and upgrading career strategies for the upcoming years.
“Business owners and government have come to acknowledge the fact that there is economic recession and it is a known fact that Nigeria has solely rely on oil to plan its budget but the current administration is taking bold steps towards non oil sector, hence the theme.
“The Guild of Muslim Professionals believes that a major factor that would help, is strategic learning and networking, hence the fulcrum for this year convention,” he said.
According to Oyewale, there are eight different engaging sessions within the four day convention, with each session being strategically planned to bring out innate ability of individual participant towards other stream of incomes, adding that a team of well experienced facilitators have been listed to ensure quality interactive experiences.
He said: “The programme will also take participants out of the shore of the country to experience practical wealth generation via waste at Shongai Centre in Port Novo.
“Our organisation focuses on developing programmes that improves the quality of life, expression of true professionalism in the ideal Islamic perspective, realisation of balance and integration of career, spirituality and family.”