BY OLUFISOYE ADENITAN
Ondo State Acting Governor,Lucky Aiyedatiwa has urged the 10 most innovative Entrepreneurs in Ondo State who were recently sponsored by the State Government on Business tour and training to Kenya , Kigali and Rwanda, on the need to build on their new network, ideas and innovations established during their recently concluded foreign business exposure and collaboration.
Aiyedatiwa gave the advice when the Young Entrepreneurs paid a ‘Thank You Visit’ to the Government of Ondo State, in Akure.
The 10 most innovative entrepreneurs
The Young Entrepreneurs were the 10 Best and innovative Performing Entrepreneurs in the Business Summit organized by the State Government in October 2022.
The 10 beneficiaries are,
A- Kayode Oguntoye
B – Faith Adeyeye.
C – Abilogun Oluwatobi.
D – Olawole Funmilayo.
E – Patience Etubi.
F – Fayomi Lydia.
G- Olatunji Oladimeji.
H- Adelowo Ayodeji.
I – Betiku Yetunde .
J – Ojapinwa Rachael
Aiyedatiwa said the business training would open up vast opportunities for new breed of young men and women entrepreneurs as he congratulated everyone involved.
He expressed delight in the fact that, there are abundant investment opportunities in the State waiting to be explored.
“Our State is Investment-friendly, and with this your global exposure, the State is ready to do more” .
“Adopt what you have gained into your local idea, to make your products or services global… congratulations as I wish you all the best in your future endeavours”, declared Aiyedatiwa.
Sharing their experiences, some of the beneficiaries disclosed that, their exposure was an unforgettable experience that will ignite their entrepreneurship spirit.
The impressive young entrepreneurs explained that their foreign trip increased their business knowledge and network to learn how entrepreneurs in those countries are breaking barriers and inspiring others.
The Special Adviser to Governor on Entrepreneurship Development and CEO, ONDEA, Dr Summy Smart-Francis who led the Young Entrepreneurs to the Acting Governor’s office, lauded Governor Akeredolu for his unwavering commitment to development of young entrepreneurs in the State.