If the report of the National Bereau of Statistics (NBS) which indicates that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose from 16.2% in the second quarter to 18.8% in the third quarter of 2017 is anything to go by, then it goes beyond doubt that Nigeria is in a desperate situation which requires drastic action.
She can no longer depend on the government or blue-chip companies to provide jobs for her teeming population of youths, she has to embrace investment in skills; entrepreneurship, agriculture & innovation & inculcate same into the youths of the nation, so that she can fully bounce out of recession & attain her deserved height in the comity of nations. This forms the backdrop for the 3rd edition of the annual skill empowerment, Trek Africa Entrepreneurship Conference.
TAEC is a gathering of over 700 aspiring & existing emerging entrepreneurs from diverse industries; Creative Skill, Agriculture, ICT, Innovation, Fashion etc where they will be lecture, train & empowered with idea principles for start-up & sustainable entrepreneurship business which utimately create Jobs and distribute Wealth in the Economy.
Happening on the 7th March, 2018, the one-day event will also, accord various Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Producers, Corporate Organizations, Youths Exhibit their Products and Services to the large audience and the LCCI Expo Centre.