By Ajibola Abayomi
Top immigration consulting firm in Toronto Canada, Altec Global International Corporation, the International Organization for Migration, IOM, Nigeria, Ghana and Gambia and other institutionsa and personalties are to participate at the African media summit on migration in Ghana.
Th event that will combine both physical and virtual presentations is being organized by the Journalists International For Foum For Migration, JIFORM in partnership with the NEKOTECH Center of Excellence, Ghana.
Led by Susan Gong, ALTEC provides immigration consultancy services and has tremendous success records over the years.
The ealier date for the event January 21-22, 2021 was shifted as confirmed by the President of JIFORM, Ajibola Abayomi owing to the burial ceremony of the former Ghana President, His Excellence John Jerry Rawlings kicking off at the Conference Center between January 21-26.
The JIFORM President described the late leader as “an achiever and liberator globally acknowledged for his passion for African development. We would forever miss his leadership charisma. May his soul finds solace in heaven as he would be committed to the mother-earth on January 27″ he prayed.
In a statement issued in Accra by the Chairman of JIFORM, Ghana who doubles as Media chair of the event, Fred Smith, on Thursday, he explained that all efforts were being tailored to the success of summit themed Labour Migration: Shifting the paradigm to the benefits of Africans.
Speakers at the event are Ghana President, Nana Addo Akuffo; Chairman of Nigeria House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora matter, Hon Tolulope Akande-Sadipe; Dr Reverend A.K Ocansey, member African union committee on Labour-Migration; Professor Patrick Lumumba from Kenya and former Canada Minister of Immigration and Citizenship, Hon Gerry Weiner and others.
Smith also hinted that top personalities and organizations both within and beyond Africa had confirmed participation.
They include the African Union Advisory Committee on Labour-Migration, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); Center for Migration studies, Ghana University; Diaspora Innovation Institute, America and others corporate institutions.