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The aim of the event is to promote Nigeria and attract investors from mining, education, agriculture, energy, and technology sectors to partner with reputable companies in Nigeria. It is the hope of all attendees that this exposure to the openness and willingness to Forster meaningful trade relations between the two countries will create the intended supply chain growth between Australia and Nigeria.

The one day conference was sponsored and partnered by :

1. International Chamber house, Melbourne 

2. Nigeria High Commission, Canberra

3. Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission

4. Australian Government: Trade and Investment Commission Global Victoria

5. Austmine

6. Dynamic Care

7. BDO

8. Ehizua

Some of the people present were:

1. Duncan Harris- president, Australia Chamber of commerce

2. Ambassador Anderson Madubike- high commissioner for the federal republic of Nigeria

3. Hon. Tim Watts MP- Assistant minister for foreign Affairs

4. Mr. John Oseji Onyekana- Director, policy Advocacy - Nigerian Investment Commission

5. Otunba Valentine Olaleye

6. John Mollard

7. Chris Harris

8. Professor Charles Igwe- vice chancellor, University of Nsuka

9. Associate Professor Mimmie Watts- Federation University

10. Professor Charles Esimone- vice chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

11. Chidi Ujubuonu- Ehizua Hub

12. Captain Ola Afni - Viva Energy, Australia

13. Boban Tomic - Tomic and company

14. Kim Cleary- Global Victoria

15. Julian Challingsworth - spark infrastructure group

16. Bill Cole- international trade and customs

17. Jay meek

18. Layusa isa-Odidi

19. Makinde Aribo

20. Shane Flanagan

21. Lisa Fitzgerald

22. Eboh Kelechi Vincent

23. Arc. Unche kalu 

24. Ben Ebewele

25. Mr Femi Badejo

26. Mrs Mercy Clement

27. Mr Lawrence Suku 

28. Ms. Victoria Ajaguna

29. Mr Olu Deyaolu

30. Mr Abimbola Odetayo

31. Ms Eleanor Onibera

32. Ms Tino

33. Mr Fred Alale

34. Mr Ade Abioye

35. Mr Stephen Oluyide

36. Ms. Remi Yusuf

37. And a host of other dignitaries.

The Nigerian High Commissioner expressed his willingness for the event to be an annual event rotated within Australia states and territories in the coming years. 

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