One of the leading Universities in Africa – Weldios University of Management and Technology has extended a ‘special guests of honor’ invitation to the Managing Director and CEO of Rokel Commercial Bank Dr. Walton E. Gilpin to witness and be part of their 2nd Weldios Symposium in Abuja Nigeria.

Dr. Gilpin has been nominated based upon careful evaluation and scrutiny of his profile and activities, antecedence and his contributions to society by “The Weldios Selection Committee.

The University is a bilingual institution that believes in driving economic innovation, fostering social change, and championing cultural development. Its unique philosophy focuses on nation-building through a practical and problem-based approach to teaching and learning; and serves as an incubation center for innovative ideas that drive systematic development across societies.

The University recognizes his salient role as an erstwhile Economist at the Bank of Sierra Leone, then a Team Leader and Advisor to the Commonwealth Secretariat in the United Kingdom, where he served as an international civil servant leading in-country missions and managing significant financial initiatives that formed the basis of effective and sustainable reform strategies in more than 38 countries; and now transforming Rokel Commercial Bank of Sierra Leone as Managing Director/CEO.

Intuitively, The University wishes to request to have him deliver a KEYNOTE ADDRESS at the 2nd WELDIOS SYMPOSIUM themed “An accelerating shift to Digital Payments in Africa; The exigencies of Curriculum rejig in Africa Universities” slated for Wednesday September 20, 2023 at the Shehu Yar’adua Musa Center, Abuja – Nigeria.