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If the report of the National Bereau of Statistics (NBS) which indicates that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose from 16.2% in the second quarter to 18.8% in the third quarter of 2017 is anything to go by, then it goes beyond doubt that Nigeria is in a desperate situation which requires drastic action.
She can no longer depend on the government or blue-chip companies to provide jobs for her teeming population of youths, she has to embrace investment in skills; entrepreneurship, agriculture & innovation & inculcate same into the youths of the nation, so that she can fully bounce out of recession & attain her deserved height in the comity of nations.
This forms the backdrop for the 3rd edition of the annual skill empowerment, Trek Africa Entrepreneurship Conference.
TAEC is a gathering of over 700 aspiring & existing emerging entrepreneurs from diverse industries; Creative Skill, Agriculture, ICT, Innovation, Fashion etc where they will be lecture, train & empowered with idea principles for start-up & sustainable entrepreneurship business which utimately create Jobs and distribute Wealth in the Economy.
Sir/Ma, you’re expected to espouse on this theme and we believe your speech will avail the Nigerian youths opportunity to take giant strides in entrepreneurship; and the aim is to share your wealth of experience and success story in order to challenge and encourage the youths, entrepreneurs and government to invest and unlock the economy potential of the youths for social-economy development.
The one-day event will also, accord various Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Producers, Corporate Organizations, Youths Exhibit their Products and Services to the large audience and the LCCI Expo Centre.
There shall be Break-Out Session for the participants for get trained in various Skill Acquisation and Business Start-up and Sustainability by Professionals.
Host: Oge (Channels TV Presenter).
Chairman of the Occassion: Chief Razak Okoya (Chairman- Eleganza Group).
Some of the Special Guest & Panel Speakers: 1. Mr. Akinboro Bolaji 2. Dr. Chima Anyaso 3. Hon. Labaran Maku (former Minister of Information) 4. Chief Francis Ogboro 5. Mr. John Kachikwu (Head of SMEs LCCI) 6. Mr. Abdulazeez Musa (Head, Influencing & Engagement, OXFAM). 7. Hon. Joseph Bassey (Deputy Speaker, Cross River House of Assembly). 8. Mrs. Lucy Ajayi (CEO Lagos Trade Fair Management Board) 9. Mr. Alaba Ayinuola (CEO Sterling Reach) 10. Delegates of Financial Institutions etc