As countdown begins to the 4th Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) Global Migration summit in Toronto, Canada, the President of the non-profit body of over 300 journalists and other volunteers, Dr Ajibola Abayomi, has held a strategic meeting with a former Secretary of State and Minister of Immigration in Canada, Honourable Gerry Weiner and a Director of Immigration, James Metcaife.
Its President, Dr. Ajibola Abayomi, expressed shock and sadness over the death of the 67-year-old professor.
Dr Ajibola Abayomi, JIFORM President, in a statement on Monday, said that his team was received by Mr Gerald Wolf, the Deputy Consul General and Elle Ogunsanya, the programme Coordinator at the Lagos consulate of the embassy.
A statement made available to the media by the organisation’s President, Dr Ajibola Abayomi, confirmed that the Sanwo-Olu has been invited to unveil the Summit, while Dabiri-Erewa, would deliver a keynote address on the Diaspora benefits to the national economy.
A statement signed and made available to the media by the President of the JIFORM, Dr Ajibola Abayomi said the summit themed: “Irregular Migration: The Missing Links and The Remedy was aimed at deepening the efforts to improve migration policies in Nigeria and improve the capacity building of the media and other stakeholders.”
The hybrid event both in person and virtual is themed: Appraising Human Mobility and Security: Prospects and the New Challenges of Labour Migration Post Pandemic Era.
The President of JIFORM, Dr. Ajibola Abayomi, said this in a statement he issued in the early hours of Thursday.
Apart from attending the summit targeted at harnessing the potentials of migration and its benefits to humanity, some of the participants are also billed to undertake a certification course on migration and diaspora matters at the university according to the President/Executive Director of JIFORM, Dr Ajibola Abayomi.
The President of the JIFORM, Dr. Ajibola Abayomi, confirmed the shift in date of the conference in a statement on Monday.
At the event that attracted top dignitaries including the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Benin Republic, the President/Chancellor of the University, Dr Mehoba Dossa Theodore charged the awardees that also included member of the African Union Labour-Migration Advisory Committee, Her Excellency Dr Princess Asie Kabuki Ocansey from Ghana, Director General, Cross River State Migration Control Agency, Prince Abuo Michael Nku and another Nigerian, Barrister Ohanyere Cosmos Chinendu to be good ambassadors of the school.
A notification letter from the school signed by its Annex Director of Studies, Porto Novo, Dr Ajijola Issac reads thus: “The Governing Council of our University has ratified the conferment of Ph D (Honoris Causa) in Public Administration on you on 29 January 2022.
This is the position of the Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) at a dialogue organised to mark the 100 days in office of Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, the Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Wednesday.
Ajibola Abayomi, the JIFORM President in a statement congratulated the “Fem” crooner on his 29th birthday and commended the singer, songwriter, and record producer for giving back to the society.
In a statement made available to the media in Abuja on Monday and signed by the President of JIFORM, Abayomi, he congratulated the management and staff of the United Nations agency for helping to improve the migration policies in the country, migrant administration, media capacity among several other interventions.
Azuma has been a consistent passionate migration advocate in Africa over the years.
In a tribute to the Benin, Edo State born legend, Ajibola Abayomi, the President of JIFORM said: “It is not too much for the Federal Government to immortalize Uwaifo, an extraordinary talent and a gift to this generation as the god of art.
Participants from North America, Europe, Asia, South and North America, Africa and from several countries have confirmed participation at the hybrid event to be held in Toronto between December 3-11, 2021.
Tiamiyu, until his appointment was the Manager in charge of programmes in the station.
The awards would be presented during the launching of the African Leadership Forum in the country by President Julius Maada Bio, while Keyamo would deliver a keynote address titled Migration: Decent Work As A Tool For Development.
JIFORM, in statement signed by its President/Executive Director, Ajibola Abaomi, on Saturday praised The PUNCH newspapers for unraveling the incident, adding that time had come for the nation to declare a state of emergency on human trafficking activities.