The seventh Sustainability In The Extractive Industries(SITEI) conference will focus on Conflicts in the Extractive Industries with a view to identifying the causes and preferring pragmatic solutions to those conflicts. The extractive industries sector comprises of the Oil and Gas industry and the mining industry.
This was announced during a press conference on May 10, 2018 at the Boardwalk event centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was convened by the organizers of SITEI, CSR in Action, to brief journalists about the upcoming conference. The event was attended by a large section of the Nigerian media, with representatives from several Newspapers and online news outlets including Tribune, Vanguard, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Thisday, BusinessDay, Leadership, and Today’s Echo.
The CEO of the CSR in Action, Bekeme Masade was present to talk to journalists and answer questions. Alongside Masade were other active players in the extractive industry, including the Chairman, solid mineral group, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Otunba Babatunde Alatise, Managing Director of Shoreline Resources, Dr Ladi Bada, Managing Partner Zenera consulting, Meka Olowola, and a representative from New Nigeria Foundation, Mrs Laide Adesanya.