World Cities Day 2020 is the seventh global celebration since the Day it was launched on 31st October 2014 in Shanghai, China. Under the overarching theme of “Better City, Better Life”, the aim of the day is to focus the international community’s attention on urbanisation as a central issue for development and to encourage cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing urban challenges towards sustainable development.
Association of City Managers in Nigeria (ACMAN) has organised a Webinar themed “Valuing our communities and cities in Nigeria” in Celebration of World Cities Day, 31st October 2020 by 11am. This webinar will be hosted online using “ZOOM” mobile/web application.
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The Guest Speakers for the event are: Prof. Mustapha Zubairu, Coordinator, Niger State Urban Support Proggrame.
Prof. M. B. Nuhu, Director, Centre for human Setllementsand Urban Development, Federal University of Technology Minna.
Bello Bawa Bwari Esq. Principal Partner, Bello Bawa Bwari & Associates and 2019 Niger State Gubernatorial Candidate.
Dr. Valda Martins, Lecturer, Urban and Regional Planning Department, Federal University of Technology Minna.
This event promotes interest in urbanization, its challenges and how citizens can understand their right to the cities and value their communities, thereby contributing to sustainable urban development of Nigeria.
The event will be hosted by the President of ACMAN, Qs. Aisha Jibril and Moderated by TPL. Godswill Unekwuojo Musa, Secretary General, ACMAN.
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