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TEF alumni partner Workstation to sensitise applicants for 2018 edition

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Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu.

Following the announcement of applications for this year’s edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), alumni of the programme from different parts of the country have opened hubs to sensitise prospective applicants.

Some beneficiaries of the foundation yesterday partnered with Workstation, a workspace provider and business outfit to guiding interested applicants on the basic guidelines to apply for the 2018 edition of the programme.

TEEP, an initiative of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has committed $100 million to empower and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs by 2024 and is providing needed tools for success in entrepreneurship in Africa.

Founder of ADPKG Consulting and a beneficiary of the programme in 2016, Patrick Acho, said the gathering was a way of giving back to the foundation and sensitisng prospective applicants.

“The prospects are being guided on essentials to know, and we are doing this in partnership with Workstation,” he said.

Another beneficiary of TEF and Founder of Worka.ng, Jaiyeola Ayodeji, also revealed that the sensitisation was scheduled to go on in different parts of Lagos and other states of the country.

“We have regional and local hubs with different alumni taking charge of the sensitisation; we have also built an online application drive to serve as a framework for the programme,” he added.

Also speaking, Chief Operating Officer of Workstation, Michelle Andrade, expressed joy at the prospect of hosting the applicants and alumni of the programme.


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