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Tonye Cole, Jimi Agbaje, others to speak at GLEEHD Leaders Breakfast

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Group CEO of Sahara Energy – Tonye Cole and Chairman of Jay Kay Pharmacy – Mr Jimi Agbaje are part of the key speakers at the GLEEHD Foundation’s (Youth and Gender Division) Leaders (and Mentors) Breakfast coming up on the 17th September 2014 at The Dream Center, 8 Gbagada Expressway, Anthony Oke, Lagos from 9am.

The breakfast is expected to bring together Entrepreneurs and SME Owners, Young People in and interested in Public Service, Young Entertainers, Media Professionals, Mid-Level Career Professionals, Students and more.

Other speakers confirmed to speak at the event include Award Winning Actor Joseph Benjamin, Award Winning Music Producer Wole Oni, Businessman and CEO X2D TV Deji Irawo, Former Special Representative to the United Nations and Africa Director for GLEEHD Foundation Dayo Israel, Rockerfellor Foundation’s Stakeholder Development Officer Ugochukwu Nwosu, and CEO of TrainWise Ltd Susan Okungbowa and more.

This event is expected to inspire and encourage emerging leaders and young professionals, empowering them to deliver the Nigeria of their dreams. Through keynote speeches and plenary sessions, participants would have heart to heart conversations with the features speakers, who would also have the opportunity to share their success stories. Past editions have featured speakers such as Award Winning Actress Omoni Oboli, Godwin Martey – CEO Websoft Ghana, Seyi Oyinlola – CEO Hyra Motors, Deji Oguntonade – Manager – GTB Mobile Money, Maureen Iyasele – Former Lead Design Engineer – MOBIL, Motivational Speaker Niyi Adesanya, Ken Okolo – LinkedIn EMEA Talent Solutions Partner and other respected professionals in varying fields.

Jimi Agbaje, the Managing Director of JayKay Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Company, is a respected politician and a director of Vigeo Group and chairman of numerous associations; while Susan Okungbowa was responsible for the maiden edition of NITDA’s e-Nigeria and the Stakeholders’ Conference on Public Procurement Reforms (Due Process) for the Presidency in Abuja and Lagos. She was also a key member of the team responsible for establishing the Smart Card Society of Nigeria and also that facilitated the coming of Visa International to Nigeria.

Tonye Patrick Cole is the Co-founder and Group Chief Executive of Sahara Group, an Energy conglomerate with operations spanning the entire energy chain in Nigeria to neighbouring West African countries and beyond. The Group operates in 19 countries around the world with over 500 employees and annual turnover of USD11billion. On the other hand, Joseph Benjamin is a seasoned artiste with a passion for helping the youth realize their potential and achieve their dreams. He has won numerous awards and is famous for his roles in movies like The Contract and Mr. and Mrs.

The event is free and open to everyone, while registration is at door. There is also an opportunity for participant to have a one to one life coaching session with any of the speakers for a small donation.

This event is organised by the Youth and Gender Development Division of GLEEHD Foundation, in partnership with The Dream Center and Amandla Consulting.

For more information, please email info@gleehdfoundation.org or call 08166765045, 08171367479.

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