By Ifeoma Ikem
Lagos state deputy Governor , Dr. Idiat Adebule, others prominent Nigeria are the distinguished guests expected to grace the 4th edition of
Trek Africa Entrepreneurship Conference and Exhibition (TAEC) 2019.
The TAEC Project Director, Oki Samson, said the theme for this year event is: ‘From Poverty Capital to Prosperity Capital: Entrepreneurship and innovation as key drivers of economic Transformation’ and it is scheduled to hold on 15th May, 2019 at Presken Hotel Ikeja, Lagos.
He added that the essence of organizing the event is to aimed a creating sustainable jobs and wealth creation while identifying the role of entrepreneurs in national development.
Specifically, he stated that the programme also aims to change the narrative about Nigeria as the poverty capital of the world.
Speaking further, recently Nigeria has overtaken India as the poverty capital of the world.
The survey reported that Nigerians live below the extreme poverty benchmark. This is in spite of the nation’s abundant resources.
Also, he added that about 800 aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, policy makers are expected at the programme
Other guests expected at the programme are: GMD ZGM Investment Group, Dr. Onas Abbey, MD Nigeria Railway Corporation, Engr Fidet Okhiria, Founder, HIIMA International Education Network, Dr. Nike Agunbiade-Etiebet, President, Medallion Communications, Mr. Ikechukwu Nnamani, CEO Abeni Alaso Oge, Mrs. Bola Omotayo, MD Smithcrown Nigeria Ltd, Chris Agbede and1st Vice President National Association of Mico finance Banks, Mr. Yusuf Gyallesu.
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