Foun­da­tion Gives N82M To Young En­trepreneurs

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - From Uzoma Nzeagwu, from Awka

THE Intafact Hero’s Foun­da­tion, yes­ter­day, em­pow­ered 40 young en­trepreneurs with fi­nance after a rig­or­ous train­ing and men­tor­ing ses­sions.

The Chair­man of the Foun­da­tion, the Obi of Onit­sha, His Majesty, Nnae­meka Achebe, noted that Intafact Hero’s Foun­da­tion pro­gramme has em­pow­ered many youths to con­trib­ute to the eco­nomic growth of Nige­ria. He re­vealed that over 5,000 valid ap­pli­ca­tions were re­ceived this year, com­pared to 1,700 re­ceived last years. “The Foun­da­tion gave a to­tal grant of N50 mil­lion to 24 hard­work­ing young men and women from the five states in the South-east; aside Benue, Delta and Edo States, with the re­sult that more youths from a greater num­ber of states have been reached.”

He com­mended the com­pany for ex­pand­ing the pro­gramme to ac­com­mo­date more states, be­yond the five South East­ern states.

La­gos State Gov­er­nor, Mr. Ak­in­wunmi Am­bode (right); with Chair­man/pub­lisher, Ova­tion Me­dia Group, Mr. Dele Mo­modu (left), dur­ing the for­mal pre­sen­ta­tion of Ova­tion Mag­a­zine’s ‘LA­GOS AT 50’ Spe­cial edi­tion at the La­gos House, Ikeja,

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