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#UEC2021: Keynote Speakers

Good afternoon, good people of Nigeria and welcome to this wonderful week, preceding the grand finale of the 2021 Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge, scheduled for the 6th of December, 2021 at the National Merit House, Maitama, Abuja.

This year, we shall be having two keynote papers from two powerful young Nigerians who are contributing to the development of our country, Nigeria. It is our pleasure therefore to unveil our keynote speakers: Dr. Ahmed Adamu and Ebi Alaibe Elezieanya.

Dr. Ahmed Adamu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja. He shall be making a presentation on the theme: “Building a Viable Economy in Nigeria: The Role of SMEs.”

Our second keynote speaker, Ebi Alaibe Elezieanya is the Founder/CEO of iTeach Africa and a seasoned public speaker on power, purpose and profit. She would be speaking on the theme: “The Power of Purpose in Economic Development.”

As you can see above, the keynote speakers are fully loaded to inspire the audience, including elected government officials, representatives of foreign missions, investors, etc for the tasks ahead. We are looking forward to seeing you at the grand finale in Abuja.

If you have not yet reserved your seat, do so now at

We are grateful to our partners: Abuja Enterprise Agency; InnoPower Indy USA; NazranRoth UK; Meek Ventures; LeadershipLaire UK; African Youth Development Foundation; Equanet, among others.

#UgwumbaCares for #Nigerianyouths and #NigerianWomen


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