Nigerian Vice President to Visit
Cal State Fullerton
February 25, 2004 :: No. 158a
|EDITOR'S NOTE: The California visit by Alhaji
Atiku Abubakar, vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,
has been cancelled. 02/24/04
Cal State Fullerton’s Center for the
Study of Emerging Markets will be hosting a Friday, Feb. 27, reception
and luncheon for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, vice president of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria.
“We look forward to discussing business opportunities
between Nigeria and Southern California, as well as honoring his
Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for his vision and leadership in
the ongoing economic deregulation and privatization of state-owned
enterprises in his country,” said Joseph F. Greco, co-director
of the Center for the Study of Emerging Markets.
Abubakar’s visit to Cal State Fullerton is part
of a swing through California that includes a Feb. 26 lecture at
Prior to his election as vice president, Abubakar
served as chairman of seven companies and was deputy director of
Nigeria’s Customs and Excise Department. He is a sponsor and
member of the finance committee of the World Constitution and Parliament
Association, as well as a member of World Citizens headquartered
The Center for the Study of Emerging Markets, housed
within the university’s College of Business and Economics,
was established in 1998 to promote the free flow of global information
and technology between the academic and business communities.
Editor’s note: Though the session
is not open to the public, media representatives interested in attending
are invited to call Marge Boden at 657-278-4125.
||Joseph Greco at 657-278-4125 or email@example.com
Pamela McLaren of Public Affairs at 657-278-4852 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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