Economy

Young Entrepreneurs Urge Nigerians to Embrace Local Products

The programme was put together by a non-governmental organization, Student Entrepreneurship Activity, SEA Hub, to showcase the vocational skills of selected youths that had been empowered by the organization 

State chairman of the SEA Hub, Chief Michael Adesanya explained that the youth entrepreneurs, who were drawn from more than 80 schools, had developed about 30 business innovations.

One of the panelists and General Manager of Paramount FM Abeokuta, Alhaji Adeniyi Odekunle, who was represented by the Manager Programmes, Mr Oladapo Oyekanmi, commended the organizers for the initiative and, enjoined the students to be focused on wealth creation efforts.

The participants, who took turns to showcase their products, described the initiative as an eye opener to sustainable business ventures and appealed to Nigerians to embrace the patronage of local products to encourage entrepreneurs towards contributing their quota to nation building. 

Ijebu Igbo Grammmar School emerged the overall winner of the the exhibition while Reverend Kuti Memorial Grammar School, Abeokuta came second and Golden Crown Agricultural Secondary School, Awa-Ijebu, took the third position.

Adebola Agnes

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