NGO stresses importance of mentorship, innovation for career success
The Nasir Giwa Mentorship Platform (NGM), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) is providing a clear path towards a successful career for undergraduates, professionals and business owners.
Rising from its maiden yearly conference, with the theme, ‘Promoting Innovative Leaders of Tomorrow,’ the parley emphasised need for students and professionals to aim high and excel in all ramifications.
Grand Mentor and Promoter of the Platform, Nasir Giwa, encouraged the participants to aim for the best and strive for excellence.
Giwa, who emphasised the importance of having a mentor and being accountable, added that the platform would continue to encourage the excellent performance of all members.
Chairman of Platform Capital Investment Partners, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, urged the participants to view challenges as opportunities.
“Failure means the outcome you get is not desired, but since you had an outcome, you are still in progress. You are in motion towards success,”Akindele said.
Highlights of the event include a reward for one of NGM mentees, Rahmah Arogundade, who was the best-graduating student with a CGPA of 5.0 from Bells University.
The mentee received a cash prize of N750,000 from NGM, with a presentation done by the duo of Dr. Akintoye, and Modupe Kadri, in recognition of her academic excellence and to motivate other mentees.º