Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was honoured with the Ceos Hub FRIEND OF ENTREPRENEURS award 2016.
The former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, who is the National Patron of the organization receive the award at his residence in Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday 3rd, November, 2016.
Ceos Hub is a young and fast growing multinational organisation, a non governmental organisation that aims at building a network of startups and entrepreneurs in Africa and other continents of the world. It is an organization known for its societal development in 34 countries including Nigeria.
The 11th Vice President of Nigeria is a businessman and a philanthropist. He is a co-founder of intels, an oil servicing business with extensive operations in Nigeria and abroad, he also owns Adama beverages limited and American University of Nigeria (AUN).
Turaki of Adamawa appreciated CeosHub for making him “Friend of Entrepreneurs”, he discussed further on how he has been helping startups. He said ” I have been in business since my youthful age and that made me to always support the youths and women entrepreneurs. In view of this I have also embedded entrepreneurship studies in the curriculum at American University of Nigeria”.
He further said 43,000 youths and women entrepreneurs had received startup seed capital in Adamawa State, Nigeria with 98% turnover.
The president of CeosHub, Mr Dada Stephen commended Alhaji Abubakar for his tremendous contributions and support for startups and Entrepreneurs in the country, he reinstated his organisation’s commitment to support the governments of various countries to eradicate poverty and to develop the economic capabilities of youths around the world.
CeosHub delegates at the Award presentation were Mr. Dada Stephen (President CeosHub) and Founder of VocaAfrique , Mr. Aremu Ayodele (CEO GOVIA Integrated Services) Mr Laniyan Olaitan (CEO Footfreak ng), Mr Seyi Oladeji (CEO Seyi Oladeji Consulting), Mr Ifeanyi Chidi (ICE), Mr Igwebuike Stanley (Producer of “PALMI”). Others include Miss Mariam Abass, Miriam Barbara, Maureen Jude and Olusakin Ayoola (CEO Padijones business concept).