African Students For Liberty is set to host its West African Regional Conference which will encompass various leaders of the organization and student-leaders on the African continent.
African Students For Liberty’s Regional Conference is held yearly and brings together hundreds of students, young leaders from across the continent, featuring dozens of international speakers to discuss real world issues and formulate free market based solutions for them, and offering a memorable experience.
This year’s West Africa Regional Conference will be held on Saturday, September 11 at the Otunba Subomi Conference Hall of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Some of the key topical issues that will be discussed at this year’s West Africa Regional Conference include rule of law, press freedom, police brutality, the cause and challenge of youth participation in politics and governance, and the future of digital trade and entrepreneurship on the continent of Africa.
Speakers at this year’s conference include the award-winning journalist and Nigeria’s correspondent for Associated Press, Chinedu Asadu; Nigeria social entrepreneur, Abideen Olasupo; Dr. Olusola Ayoola, founder of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN); Olumayowa Okediran, SFL’s Director of Programs; International Trade Lawyer, Linda Kavuka; Ajíbọ́lá Àdìgún, a Mandela Rhodes Scholar; Investigative journalist, Gabriel Ogunjobi, and other speakers who have prepare to share their knowledge to inspire participants to be better and stronger advocates.
Oyeniyi Anuoluwapo who wrote on Facebook revealed that “it took me just a step of attending WARC to become a successful young person. My heart was opened to real networking, and was exposed to the core values of religious freedom and tolerance, free speech, social liberty”,
However, while in an interview with Sanni Johnson, the Regional Coordinator for West Africa at ASFL, he revealed that the plan is for all Nigerian Campuses’ Chapters’ Leaders of the organisation to be present at the Regional Conference this year, reiterating that attendees “will enjoy endless networking opportunities with partner organizations, live interactive sessions with speakers and peers, interesting trivia and debate sessions; snacks and coffee in the morning and lunch meals at noon, and can also cop colourful SFL Swag, and lots more!”
He stated further that “people who are interested can learn more about the conference, and also register by visiting ASFL’s site.
African Students For Liberty is the African arm of Students For Liberty, and it exists to provide support for pro-liberty students and student groups in Africa and empower the next generation of leaders in the global liberty movement. ASFL provides support for pro-liberty students and student groups across the continent, by providing them with training and resources for the advancement of liberty in Africa.
“At present, ASFL boasts an expansive network of over 600 leaders in 32 countries across the African continent. ASFL’s activities help students generate the skills, momentum, and connections necessary to effectively advance the pro-liberty movement within Africa and abroad.”