The first ever Sustainable Cities Dialogue (SCD), which is conceived to be an annual event, takes place today online from 11 am.
According to the Media Office of HRM Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, it is in commemoration of the forthcoming coronation ceremonies of the 15th Oniru of Iru land.
Also known as Olokun Dialogue, the invitation only event is to hold under the theme of “Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities in the New Normal”.
The Media Office further said that it is a Thought Leadership initiative focused on advocacy, mobilising strategic partnerships, reviewing best practices, and coordinating public-private and nonprofit engagement to support the government with ideas for sustainable development.
“SCD will be an annual event envisaged to achieve the enumerated objectives above and proffer sustainable solutions to the challenges facing Iru Kingdom, as a model for building sustainable communities in Nigeria and Africa,” said the Media Office.
Today’s event is to feature a keynote address, goodwill messages, panel discussions and interactive sessions.