The Nation (Nigeria)

Gtext Academy holds first graduation ceremony


GTEXT Academy, a business school in Ikeja, Lagos, which held its maiden graduation ceremony recently with 42 students receiving awards at the school premises.

Founded by Africa’s premier digital marketing consultant, and real estate entreprene­ur, Stephen Akintayo, the platform, a mix of e-learning and offline, offers courses in sales in real estate, digital marketing, self-management and project management.

Speaking at the press conference, Branch Manager, Gtext Homes, Banana Island, Farouq Usman enjoined the graduating students to be good ambassador­s of the academy.

“Today, I want to urge our graduating students to be a good alumna of gt ext academy by doing what is right as well as contributi­ng their quota to improve themselves and the society at large.

“Know that you are now carrying the integrity and self-courage as an alumna of this great academy. Let other people eliminate from what you learned in this platform, let is serves as a reference to others so they can as well tour this successful path.”

While congratula­ting the students, Head of It/guest Manager, Jeremiah Jacob, said the company has achieved its goal of empowering the youths.

“We are also building a network where companies will come to us to train their new staffs for better placement and performanc­e. This wants we stand for; we want to be proud that we have the best people that can work for any organisati­on. Our course is a hybrid of both recorded and live sessions with experience­d coaches. We have our offices, in the US, Dubai, UK.”

On his part, Friday Ogedengbe, a Security Consultant, noted that employabil­ity starts from individual­s and not the quality of certificat­e they are carrying.

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