The Eko Hotels and Suites was an unusual beehive of activity on Friday March 30, as Chief Executive Officer of Nairabet, Chief Akin Alabi played host to young and upcoming entrepreneurs from diverse zones in the country at the Youth Enterprise Conference; an event he organizes every year to empower young entrepreneurs.
At the event were some of the country’s business moguls of all ages who have made impeccable strides in their fields of endeavor, who also gave inspirational speeches to the thousands of youths that thronged the venue.
Their messages more or less served to instill hope in the young entrepreneurs in fulfilling their potential in their various domains of business concern, intimating them with their own experiences and advising them on the intricate labyrinths of the business world.
Known to be the biggest youth conference in Nigeria, speakers at the conference included Asiri of the popular duo of Woli Arole and Asiri comedy, Japhet Omojuwa, CEO of Alpha Reach, Rich Tanslesy, Brand Ambasador, PulseNG, Toolz Oniru-Demuren, Top radio OAP Personality, Shola Akinlade, Co-founder, Paystack, Adewale Yusuf, Founder/CEO, Techpoint, Biola Kazeem, Sport Media & Marketing Entrepreneur, Florence Otedola (DJ CUPPY), Jason Njoku, Founder, IrokoTv, Desmond Elliot, Lawmaker & movie artist among others.
A 5million cash prize was awarded 50 distinct young and upcoming entrepreneurs to develop their businesses while a pleasant surprise it was also for two participants at the event who came from Sokoto State, as they had the opportunity to savor the unique hospitality of Eko Hotel for one night and won flight tickets back to Sokoto on the auspices of Chief Alabi, apart from the N100,000.00 each of them got to support their businesses
The annual youth conference organized by Chief Alabi is said to be his own way of celebrating his birthday every year. Chief Akin Alabi turned 41 on 31st March, 2018.
Many Happy returns to the NairaBet boss who has continued to impact the lives youths with exemplary acts of empowerment.