You can literally cut the excitement from various sections of young people as they gather from around the country for the historic Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders happening from 9am today at the Shell Hall of the Muson Centre in Lagos.

Speakers already in Lagos include the Headline Speaker Obiageli Ezekwesili, the governors of Rivers and Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, amongst others.

Other speakers are Prof. Pat Utomi, the Managing Director of Mnet Africa, Biola Alabi; Channels TV chairman, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the Honourable Minister of Youth Development, amongst others.

The panels are made up of young Nigerian leaders drawn from the public sector, the private sector and civil society from the six geo-political zones about the country, addressing the topic: The Challenge of Responsible Governance – How Can Our Generation Do Better?

The event will be recorded for later broadcast on Channels Television this week but you can watch it live online via! You can also follow the conversation via Twitter through the official hashtag #TFASymposium.

It is presented by The Future Project and First Bank, in association with EnoughisEnough Nigeria and the International Republican Institute.

It’s history in the making! Be a part of it!