Africa has enough resources to bring its people out of poverty - Ibrahim Mahama

"Africa has enough resources to bring it's people out of poverty. We need to ensure that the real capital stays in Africa," Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama has said.

Ibrahim Mahama

According to him, Africa as a continent "can do better by having confidence in our people

He made this known at the Concordia Africa Initiative in London as a distinguished speaker on February 28, 2019.

Other panelists who joined the conversation were: Laurent Cadji, Owner & Managing Director, Union Maritime Ltd., Chika Chukwujekwu, Head of Africa Business Development, Grant Thornton and Mohammed Nyaoga, Senior Partner, Mohammed Muigai Advocates & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Central Bank of Kenya.


Concordia Africa Initiative provides a platform for cross-sector leaders to share their priorities for economic growth on the African continent & to identify opportunities for collaboration.

Speakers at the summit last year included President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and Strategic Dialogue sessions included discussions on youth employment and entrepreneurship, and financial inclusion, technology, and data analysis.


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