No fewer than 1000 entrepreneurs comprising young business owners resident in Nigeria and in the Diaspora will participate in the Young Nigerian Chief Executive Officers’ Conference scheduled for August in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, Dr Nuhu Atta, and made available to newsmen over the weekend in Abuja.
The statement said that conference and exhibition, with the theme: “Promoting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Building Economic Leaders for Tomorrow”, would take place at the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre from August 3 to 4.
“It will among other things, afford young entrepreneurs in Nigeria the opportunity to exchange ideas with their peers from other parts of the world.
“It will challenge and empower entrepreneurship mentality amongst its participants; and thus enable them to create an economic revolution in Nigeria, or any part of Africa where their businesses are located’’, the statement said.
It also informed that the meeting which was organied by NYPF was a platform for young business owners to discuss challenges they encountered, adding that the gathering will enable young entrepreneurs to develop strategies to tackle their challenges.
“The conference will with focus on small and medium enterprises, SMEs, and its impact on the Nigerian and global economy.
“It is also expected to provide entrepreneurs with the opportunity to reflect on economic progress and prospects for strengthening business-to-business linkages across Africa.
“The conference which will look into key sectors ranging from Agriculture, Oil and Gas, Information & Communication Technology, ICT, Blue Sea Economy (Marine), Manufacturing / Processing, Creative Industry.
“It will engender a more integrated participation across Nigeria, by renewing commitment for a tighter bilateral and multilateral cooperation across Associations representing Young Nigerians entrepreneurs’’, the statement quoted Mr. Moses Siloko Siasia, Chairman, NYPF and Convener as saying.

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