Foremost industrialist and the Aare of Lagos, Chief rasaq okoya, cut his teeth in business at an early age. Armed with only an elementary school certificate, the astute entrepreneur has gone on to record unimpeachable success in a field where even professors have failed woefully. As our Cover personality for the week, Okoya shared memories of his early days in business and several other fascinating issues. Just few days short of his 80th birthday, the Ceo of eleganza Group of Companies has not lost his wits as he accurately recalled events of several years ago. You will find the interview on pages 21, 26 and 39. Popular comedian, Ayo Makun, has said that whenever his wife and daughter laugh at his jokes, then he knows he has got a good one because they are his biggest critics. He also spoke about the comedy industry and filmmaking. Turn to page 24 for the interview. Flip to page 23 for a piece on business etiquette you should observe to ensure that you have smooth official interactions this year. see you next week!