Scroll Report, an Online Publication is set to hold a one day conference on Thursday, at Sheraton Hotel Ikeja, Lagos
The theme of the conference according to the publisher Janet Mba Afolabi is “Fighting Corruption and Insecurity: The Way Forward”.
Afolabi, a CNN award winning journalist said the theme was chosen to assess the fight against corruption and the prevailing security situation in the country, adding that about two million Nigerians are estimated to have fled their homes due to insecurity in the Country. She further said that the refugee crisis has entered its sixth year and there is conflict induced food insecurity and malnutrition, hence, about 3.5 million Nigerians remain food insecure despite government and humanitarian aid.
Afolabi stressed further that the media has a role to play in ensuring the sustainability of our democracy by seeking solutions through conferences, workshops and seminars. Discussants from different works of life are expected to be at the conference to discuss the way forward in the fight against corruption and insecurity.