NESH to Host Nigerian Entrepreneurs


Oladipupo Awojobi

NESH is set to host a gathering of Impactful Nigerian Entrepreneurs on Sunday December 11, 2016.

The event will take place at the Film House, IMAX, The Rock Drive off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

Part of the activities earmarked for the evening is the hosting of the Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment and Co-Founder, Africa Capital Alliance, Dr. Okey Enelamah, who would be delivering a speech to Nigerian entrepreneurs on the expected policy thrust of the 2017 Federal Government Budget with regards to Industry, Trade and Investment.

Also at the event, NESH 500 Entrepreneurs which also includes the NESH 100 Honours on arrival will receive a voting slip with the names of NESH Sector Leaders that will be voted for as the NESH Entrepreneur of the Decade.

It is expected that Entrepreneurs themselves will choose the person that represented their ideal face of Nigerian Entrepreneurship for the Decade (2005-2015) through a transparent voting process.

The nominated NESH Sector Leaders that will be voted for at the event are Founder, Globacom Ltd, Adenuga Mike (Telecommunications), Akpabome Atunyote (Alibaba) (Entertainment), Awosika Ibukun, Founder, The Chair Centre (SMEs), Founder, Dangote Industries, Dangote Aliko (Industry) and Founder, Zinox Technologies Ltd. (ICT) Ekeh Leostan.

Others include Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation Tony Elumelu (Social Entrepreneurship), Co-Founder, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Ltd, ABC Orjiako (Oil & Gas Upstream), Founder, Honeywell Group Otudeko Oba,(Conglomerate), Founder, Zenith Bank Plc, (Banking & Finance) Jim Ovia and Co-Founder, Oando Plc Tinubu Wale, (Oil & Gas Downstream).