Palm3 Strategy, in partnership with Zenera Consulting and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), has concluded arrangements to hold the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) and Expo.
In a statement, the group said the summit would be broadcast live on the NTA as part of the network’s commitment to the economic advancement of Nigeria.
Also, they announced that the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, is expected to give the keynote address at the opening plenary.
The summit, according to the organisers, is a social investment to empower entrepreneurs, create sustainable jobs and boost economic opportunities by providing access to finance, skills, knowledge and other critical resources.
“A Proudly Nigerian Expo would run beside the conference and attract more than 5,000 youths nationwide. Registration is now open for the Summit, which will be held in Lagos on Tuesday July 12th, 2016. The meeting’s theme is ‘Towards a diversified economy: harnessing the power of Africa’s largest consumer market, agro-allied resources and technology for innovation through entrepreneurship.”
Other speakers and panelists include, The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; Acting Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Mr. Waheed Olagunju; Chairman, Nigeria Economic Summit Group, Mr. Kyari Bukar; Chief Strategy Officer of the Dangote Group, Dr. Abdu Mukhtar; Lagos State Technical Vocational Education Board, Olawunmi Gasper, Executive Secretary; CEO, Wecyclers, Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola; CEO, Generation Enterprise, Mr. Bunmi Otegbade.