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9mobile, ALX Nigeria empower young entrepreneurs

9mobile telecommunications company and technology training provider, ALX Nigeria, have empowered some Nigerian young entrepreneurs via “Pitch Your Business” competition. The competition, which was organised…

9mobile telecommunications company and technology training provider, ALX Nigeria, have empowered some Nigerian young entrepreneurs via “Pitch Your Business” competition.

The competition, which was organised to empower young entrepreneurs to realize their business aspirations showcased nine final contestants drawn from current learners at the different ALX programmes and hubs.

The contestants and their business names are Patrick Asuama (Mechanic Africa), Abayomi Odole (Topical Test Limited), Ani Aloysius (Bellator Imperium Mech Tech Services), Odunayo Oladimeji (CancerCompass and Med Crescent), Oluwatosin Mogbadunade (PlannedPath Consults), David Oladele (VeldtsDigital Technologies), Oniya Olaiya Joseph (TAG-ALONG LTD), Judith Ekwunife (Marvel Personality) and Olanike Ogundiran (Seamailer).

Judith Ekwunife of Marvel Personality emerged winner of the competition assessed by a four-man judging panel and was awarded the sum of five hundred thousand Naira.

Another contestant, Oluwatosin Mogbadunade of PlannedPath Consults emerged as the first runner-up and received the sum of Three hundred thousand Naira while Odunayo Oladimeji with the business name, CancerCompass received Two hundred thousand Naira as the 2nd runner up.

Commenting on this collaboration, Chineze Amanfo, PR Lead, 9mobile, said, “At 9mobile, we are committed to fostering innovation and supporting the growth of entrepreneurs across different industries. We recognise the potential within the youths and their ability to drive transformative change through entrepreneurship and we are happy to partner with ALX Nigeria to provide startups with the necessary support to succeed”.

She emphasised that 9mobile remains Nigeria’s most innovative and tech-driven telecommunications company committed to promoting entrepreneurship ideas that boost the nation’s creative economy.

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