Institute holds conference, harps on entrepreneurship for development
To boost socio-economic development, eradicate poverty and prevent crimes, entrepreneurship has to be encouraged, supported and nurtured as part of the panaceas for economic empowerment of Nigerians.
This was the submission of experts during the sixth entrepreneurship and security conference organised by the Institute of Intrapreneurship Management and Human Resources Development and Professionals Partner of Institute of Arts Management and Professionals (IAMPS) CIAP, USA and Prowess University, Dalware, U.S.A, in conjunction with Kingstars Entrepreneurship Management Consultants.
The programme, which was held on December 28, 2021 at the Multipurpose Hall, Center for Entrepreneurial Development Studies, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, revolved around the theme, ‘Nano Entrepreneurship Practices as Catalysts for Eradication of Social Vices and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria.’
The event featured induction, graduation, awards and conferment ceremony. Keynote speakers included Prof. Amuda-Kannike Abiodun: IAMPS/IIHP National President and KEMC Chairman, Dr Obanla Adebayi Bankole; and IAMPS Vice President (Admin), South West Director, who delivered the welcome address.
The speaker explained the importance of Nano and the reason the government needed to come to Nano by assisting small-scale businesses in terms of loans for the people running the Nano business.
The registrar charged the awardees to use their wealth of experience for the growth of the people in their areas of entrepreneurship.