UNILAG Counselling Unit to Host Youth Empowerment Programme, April 17

The Counselling Unit of the UNILAG Student Affairs Division, in partnership with Knowledge Digest Africa (KDA), will host a Youth Empowerment Programme (YEP) for the student populace on Monday, April 17, 2023 at 9:00am in the J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium.

The programme, which is themed “Digital Wealth Creation Summit”, will expose students to legitimate digital wealth creation channels, Future-of-Work opportunities and freelancing avenues to make money as students.

Some aims and objectives of the programme are:

  1. To provide students with linkages to industries.
  2. To reposition the mindset of students to discover their innate gifts, acquire skills that will hone them, and to understand how to monetize their knowledge.
  3. To create a platform for internship opportunities for students.
  4. To empower graduating students with the needed skills to successfully search for jobs after graduation.
  5. To give the University of Lagos students a competitive edge over their counterparts.

To register for the programme, click here.


Speakers expected at the event include:  

  1. Samson Olatunde      -Event Convener and Founder, Knowledge Digest Africa
  2. Dr. Ademola Adeleke-Deputy Director, Payments Management System, Central Bank of Nigeria
  3. Paul Okunaiya           -Group Chief Investment Officer, Nigeria Exchange Group
  4. Enahoro Okhae          -CEO GIGM/ Pause Factory.
  5. Sola Adesakin           -CEO, Smart Stewards
  6. Gbenga Totoyi           -Founder, Alan and Grant
  7. Karen Ubani Alli       -Founder & CEO Karen Ubani Clothing
  8. Olufemi Oyewunmi  -CEO, School of Wealth
  9.  Dr. Haasan Ismail    -CEO Eystone Development& Investment Limited.
  10. David Lanre Messan -Founder First Founders Inc.
  11. Temitope Hundeyin -Co-Founder, Zoperpay


The event will also feature a panel session that showcases entrepreneurs who are Alumni of the University of Lagos. Some of these are:

  1. Bunmi Obakoya – Businesswoman
  2. Adedoyin Faith Akinwale – Fashion Designer
  3. Odunayo Ibrahim – CEO, Sally Events
  4. Anifowose Segun Johnson – CEO, Quick Service Restaurant


For additional information and updates, please follow Knowledge Digest Africa on Instagram.

Again, to register for the programme, click here.

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