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Date: Saturday 27th April 2019
Venue: Djembe Hotel, Senegambia, The Gambia
Theme: African Gala Evening



4.00 – 5.00 PM

Arrival of Guests & Cocktail

5.20 PM

MC - British/Congolese Comedian Eddie Kadi

5.30 PM

Entertainment by Students of Sona Jobarteh and Sanjally Jobarteh and the band

6.00 PM

Welcome Remarks by Jonathan Scott

6:05 PM

Topic: Access to Free Education and Healthcare in Ecowas:Myth or Reality Moderated by Ibrahim Cheikh Diong Panel 1
1. Oley Dibba Wadda– Director Human Capital, Skills & Youth AfDB
2. Dr Kandeh Yumkella – Public Speaker Sierra Leone
3. Hon Kwaku Agyemang – Manu - Minister of Health Ghana
4. Dr James Ndow – Professor at the University of Aberdeen

6.45 PM

MC Entertainment – British/Congolese Comedian Eddie Kadi

6:45 PM

Serving of Food Starts: 1st Course

7.00 PM

Circle of Life Stage Drama

7.30 PM

Serving of Food: 2nd and 3rd Course

8:00 PM


8.15 PM

De-Mystifying Digital Finance in Ecowas. Moderated by Rama Sagna Panel 2
1. Kabirou Mbodje – Chairman WARI
2. Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu – CEO Tony Elumelu Foundation
3. Aina Wright Moore – CEO Ecobank Sierra Leone
4. Olukorede Adenowo – CEO Standard Chartered Bank Gambia

9.00 PM

Food Serving: 4th and 5th course

9:40 PM

Auction of Artwork from Draman’s favorite Senegalese and Gambian Artists (Baba Ly, Njogou Touray), Marigold Akufo Addo and Hassan Draman Touray collection of Ecowas Flags

10.15 PM


10:30 PM

Serve take home gifts- Draman Foundation cupcakes

10.40 PM

MC Entertainment

10.50 PM

Vote of Thanks by Niania D Touray

11.00 PM

Digital Lottery for the next annual fund raising event host country (from list of 14 Ecowas countries).

End of Event and Dancing Commence

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