Plot 1083 Joseph Gomwalk Street, off Abdulsalami Abubakar Road, Gudu District
Nigeria We hail thee!
2016 JCI Nigeria Northern Conference is just around the corner and the Conference Organizing Committee is delighted to welcome you all to our beautiful capital city, Abuja. In this message you may find some general information and useful tips on how to get around in Abuja during the Northern Conference.
Let’s face it – the rainy season is here and greatly unpredictable. The rains may fall any time of the day without notice. When it however not falling, the weather is clement as the heat is usually not beyond 30-32 degrees. A safe way to prepare is to have suitable clothes for both options as well as umbrellas just in case.
For all events, they shall be held in halls and ball rooms to avoid disruption by unexpected showers.
Cash withdrawal points (ATMs) are spread around the city but the closet is those of the Guaranty Trust Bank which is 3 minutes from the conference venue and they accept most debit cards.
Card payments are also widely accepted in most scandalized commercial establishment in the city.
General dress code in the conference is casual / smart casual. When participating the official programme, smart casual is preferred.In the Opening Ceremony and Gala dress code is formal. Some of the special and VIP events might also have dresscode smart/smart casual. For all parties during the conference, dress code is smart casual or party wears.
There are two (2) options to arrive in Abuja. It is either by road or air.
If you arrive by air, download the uber app if you don’t have one, request a uber taxi online (one of our sponsors for the event) and enjoy a discounted taxi fare to the conference venue from the NnamdiAzikwe Airport. Please note that uber taxi can only carry four (4) passengers at a time.
If you arrive by road, ask anyone for directions to the popular Apo Legislate Quarter, once you are here you are just few meters or minutes away from the conference hotel. Better still, request a uber taxi online to bring you to the conference venue. It is that simple!
Information desks shall be located at the conference venue. Information desks are to serve majorly as collection points of conference materials by registered participants. However, they can also serve as Registration points for those who did not register online. It begins on Tuesday afternoon at 2pm and is open as follows:
Please note that as majority of people will be arriving on Thursday, there may be some queues at the information/registration point. Just be patient as everyone will be attended in an orderly manner.
At information desk, you will be provided with conference badge, two (2) lunch vouchers to the hotel restaurants and information about the conference including the schedules/programmes all wrapped up in a nice conference bag.
Please keep your badge with you throughout the event as it is the entrance ticket to every event during the conference – including Award Ceremony and Gala. If you lose your badge, you will have to re-register in order to get a new badge so please keep your badge safe.
We have been provided accommodation through our Accommodation Partner Ajuji Greenwich Hotel that provides accommodation in conference Hotelas well as Derek’s Court Hostel (strictly for collegiate). Other additional hotels shall be uploaded as soon as we reach an agreement with them.
Accommodation reservation is done betweensub-committee on accommodation and the participants. Thus with majority of accommodation related questions should be directed tosub-committee on accommodation. See accommodation page for proper guidance.
If you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, we request you to do it as soon as possible by contacting the sub-committee on accommodationdirectly on 07031593369 (city members) and 07031840952 (collegiate members) or by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Organizing Committee cannot sell any further accommodation on site but will naturally help if there is a situation that you don’t have accommodation upon your arrival.
Uber Taxi is our official Transport Partner. Taxis can be ordered on the uber app at very reasonable prices. You can download uber app at any online store for free or at www.uber.com.
Furthermore, you can go around in Abuja easily bytaxi. Participants are strongly advised to patronise only the green taxi for security reasons.
During the Conference there will be free transportation for only the collegiate participants to and fro their accommodation. Further information shall be provided at the information desk at Derek’s Court Hostel.
Official conference programme can be found from the webpage of the Conference www.jciabujaunity.org/event/programme. You may also find the official programme as well as all other activities from the conference program brochure available at the info desk and part of your registration package.
Raffle draws shall take place in almost all the events at the conference. The only condition to qualify for raffle draw is online registration as raffle tickets shall be printed from our online database portal. Onsite registrations are automatically disqualified for raffle draws as well as participants with fraudulent registration e.g. a city member registering as collegiate member.
In cases of emergency, reach the medical team on 07085567440, 08057074602 and 08068864763. These numbers will be useful in a case of illness or need of doctor. Most important numbers and emergency line of the Organizing Committee can also be found from your Conference badge
Please do not hesitate to contact us in any matters
Kola Osinowo (Co - Conference Chairman) - 07086458308
Adedayo Franklin Daramola (Co - Conference Chairman) - 08176792031
Oshode Sylvester (Host President) - 08068864763
Muhammad Bello Kusharki (Conference Director) - 08161333331
Niniola Grace Head (Partnership & Theme Session) - 08035909117
Ojineme Enakeme (Head, Events & Gala Night/Banquet) - 08093685060
David Asotie Head (Secretariat & Collegiate Affairs) - 07031840952
Richards Agetu Head (Registration) - 08057607194
Joseph Obririkwu (Head, Accommodation, Halls & Venue) - 07031593369
Century Favour (Head, Publicity, Media & communications) - 08139120289
Segunkodunmi (Head, Programs) - 08059991399
Oluwakemi Oyesola (Head, Souvenirs & Gifts) - 08060421004
Amos Idoko (Head, Finance and Accounts) - 08066608909
Desmond Umokoro (Head, Trainings) - 08064645586
Salamatu Musa (Head, Kitchen) - 08179043803
Danie Johnson (Head, Community Project) - 07065600593
Dr. Aremu Taiwo (Head, Medical services) - 07085567440
Arome Agenyi (Head, VIP & Security) - 08035579864
Kehinde Onabanjo (Head, Ushering) - 08036175458
Kiema Ogunlana (Head, Parties & Picnic) - 08037045176
Located in the serene Gudu District by Apo Legislative Quarters, Ajuji Greenwich Hotel features 104-rooms and suites. Its location gives it direct link access to the central business district and the NnamdiAzikiwe Abuja Domestic & International Airports. The hotel is a choice venue for meetings and events with its extensive Meeting and Events facilities. Featuring elegant interiors, premium beddings and first-rate amenities, the rooms offer a relaxed lodging experience.
The Zui Restaurant serves tasteful indigenous dishes as well as appetizing exotic menus. Relax and lounge at the Coffee lounge for coffees and mocktails round the clock. Don’t miss mouthwatering grills and snacks at the Suya Spot by the outdoor pool.
Ajuji Greenwich Hotel offers 5 spacious meetings and events venues in a serene location which makes it the preferred choice for events ranging from very compact meetings to stately banquets.
Ajuji Greenwich Hotel is the main location for official NC2016 trainings, GAs and meetings.