On Thursday the Nigeria Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) will be holding the 2020 edition of it summit which is centered towards helping Nigeria youths repositioning themselves to leverage on the new global economy. The Nigeria Business League for youth will also be launched in the summit, which is a corporate organizations to deepen youth development in Nigeria. Speakers at the summit are Chairman, First bank of Nigeria, Mrs IBU kun Awosika, Minister of Youth and Sport Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, and CEO of The Jimi Tewe Company, Mr. Jimi Tewe.
Mrs. Awosika, a renowned entrepreneur, Speaker, and enabler of young people, will discuss on the topic ‘Nigerian Youth: Reskilling for Self and National Development’, While Mr. Dare, the keynote speaker, will speak on the ‘Strategic Roadmap for Youth Development Post-COVID-19’. The Transformational coach, Mr. Tewe, will speak on ‘Positioning Yourself for Personal and Career Growth’. Director, Public Affairs and communication commenting on the summit to hold virtually in accordance to the Social distancing measures to curb the spread of covid’19 agrees with the company’s dedication to youth development In Nigeria based on it varieties of youth focused initiatives. He further urged corporate organizations together in an attempt to eliminate any obstacle that may want to stop the development of youth in Nigeria, by signing on to the ‘Nigeria Business League for Youth’ which will be laughed at the summit.
The NBC Youth Summit is an offshoot of NBC’s Youth Empowered Programme which launched in 2017 and has since then reached over 17,000 Nigerian youths with training and mentoring sessions on life skills, business skills and guidance on entrepreneurship. Eze stated that “The youth of any nation are its future and at NBC we are aware that this demography constitutes a disproportionately large percentage of the Nigerian population. It is disturbing to note that for diverse reasons, several young people in the country are unable to realize their goals and shape themselves into strong contributors to the development of the nation. The Nigeria Business League for Youth is a proprietary call-to-action initiative aimed at uniting private sector organisations that are already contributing immensely in the Youth Empowerment space, to consolidate efforts, drive critical interventions and work towards positive policy actions aimed at improving the overall outlook for the millions of youth we have in the country,”.