UBA Chairman, Mr Tony Elumelu, Tuesday joined African leaders at a world vitual event to offer solutions to post Covid-19 economic recovery on the continent.
The event which was organized by the New York Institute attracted over 15, 000 people around the world who watched the live virtual event with the theme: “Resilient World An African Call for a New World Order”.
“Unemployment level in Africa is unacceptable. Poverty level is endemic, said Elumelu who is also the Heirs Holdings chairman.
” The pandemic presents an opportunity to reset Africa, create employment and eliminate poverty.
Other participated at the virtual event were President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Quattara, President of Senegal, Macky Sall, President of Sierra Leone, Julius Bio, Kenyan President, President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta.
It also seeks to explore what it will take to succeed in it, and develop concrete and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.