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Young entrepreneurs, professional share ideas on business growth at Union Bank’s‘Engage’


Omotola Oyebanjo

Omotola Oyebanjo

Union Bank Plc has continued with its commitment of creating a platform for young entrepreneurs and professionals to connect and share innovative ideas as well as foresight that will help a bearish economy thrive better.

Tagged ‘Engage’ the series with the themed ‘Navigating and Succeeding in Tough Times’, takes into consideration the tough transition Nigeria is currently going through and the pressure it puts on businesses especially those with young entrepreneurs and professionals at its helm.

With first and second editions held in Abuja and Port Harcourt respectively, the third edition, held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, had in attendance young entrepreneurs and professionals.

Speaking at the event, Head of Communications and Media, Union Bank, Omotola Oyebanjo said, “With almost 100 years of experience in the Nigerian financial industry, Union Bank understands the need to adapt and also anticipate new challenges. Tough times do not affect big companies alone, but also small businesses and individuals too.”

“We created ‘Engage’, a platform that allows young professionals and business leaders network, engage, identify and recommend real-time solutions to challenges faced by corporate organisations, businesses and even professionals in their chosen careers. The Engage series and the launch of three state-of-the-art branches in Lagos are part of the engagement activities accompanying our transformation across the country,” she added.

Some entrepreneurs and professionals at the event include, Head, Elite and Royalty Banking, Union Bank, Dayo Odulate; Head, Communication and Media, Union Bank, Omotola Oyebanjo; Group Head, Commercial Banking, Union Bank, Gloria Omereonye; founder, LEAP Africa, Ndidi Nwuneli; Country Director, Alstrom Group, Tola Sapara; CEO SurkReo Communications, Daniel Emeka; CEO Cregital, Evans Akanno; Co-founder Pledge51, Zubair Abubakar; founder MyLekkiAttitude, Adewale Adetona, and founder Mamalette, Anike Lawal, amongst others.

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