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Technext announces Minister of State for Budget, Clem Agba as keynote speaker at Coinference 2021, unveils GIGX, Kurobi as sponsors

November 30, 2021 · 2 min read
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Tech media organisation, Technext has announced that the Honourable Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba will be delivering the keynote address at its maiden blockchain and cryptocurrency event, Technext Coinference 2021. The event is billed to hold on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the Pistis conference centre in Lagos.

The Honourable Minister’s address titled innovation, regulation and aftermaths will focus on the importance of having an enabling regulatory environment for financial innovation and shared prosperity. This will be followed by a panel session by seasoned industry experts on the same topic and a Q&A session.

Panellists on the session include Uzoma Dozie, Founder & CEO of Sparkle Bank; Austin Okere, Founder of CWG Plc; Dickson Nsofor, CEO of Kora; Buchi Okoro, CEO at Quidax; and Chimezie Chuta, Founder of Blockchain Nigeria User Group.

Prince Clem Agba is a consummate economist with extensive years of experience in the oil industry- mostly with Chevron Nigeria Limited where he retired in 2019 to join the public service and politics.

He previously served as the commissioner for Environment and Public Utilities in Edo state from January 23, 2009, to July 25, 2010. He was also the Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Housing. Some of his achievements include setting up the Edo State Geographic Information Services (EGIS), within a record time of five months.

The Technext Coinference will also provide a visible platform for key players in the blockchain tech ecosystem across Africa to reach an audience of young, enthusiastic and ready Africans all in one place. It will also provide an exciting opportunity for crypto enthusiasts to meet other enthusiasts, develop ideas and positions for future gain.

Similarly, Fejiro Hanu Agbodje, founder/CEO of Patricia Technologies,  a fintech solutions provider company will be giving a keynote address on Blockchain for Africa: The endless possibilities. This will be followed by a panel session. Here,  innovators will discuss the possibilities of cryptocurrencies in Africa and how the attendees can position for future leverage. 

Panellists on the session include Ruth Iselema, Founder & CEO of Bitmama; Emmanuel (Babz) Babalola, Africa Director at Binance; Osamede Arhunmwunde, COO at GIGX; Abe Cambridge, Founder of Sun Exchange; Jacquelyn Madu, CEO at Aza Pay and Modibe Matsepane, Senior. Associate, Growth Africa at Paxful.

Technext has also unveiled its lineup of sponsors. The event is being sponsored by a number of fintech companies playing key roles in the growth of the Nigerian blockchain space.

These include Africa’s first decentralized marketplace, GIGX as the headline sponsor. Kurobi, a blockchain-powered platform that offers borderless opportunities for experts, coaches, mentors, influencers to monetize their time is the Associate sponsor of the event.

Other sponsors include Conflux Network, a borderless transactional and technological ecosystem for globally-minded crypto projects; Quidax, a digital assets exchange that allows users to seamlessly buy and sell cryptocurrency with their local currency and Bitmama, a secured blockchain infrastructure that allows users across Africa to perform cryptocurrency transactions.

This will be a hybrid event (a combination of physical and virtual participation). Hence, people can register to attend from anywhere across the world. It is also open to all and free to attend.

To register, kindly click on this link now.

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