The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, and the Managing Director of Baw Baw Farms, Musbau Alasinrin, have joined other African leaders at the Forbes Under30Submit event taking place at Boswana.
The event which seeks to highlight the wealth of talent and potential of the African continent saw selected Nigerians showcasing their talents in the East African country.
According to Forbes, the summit is being organized, “to harness the power of entrepreneurial capitalism amid a continent whose growth is ripe with opportunities for young entrepreneurs and rapidly becoming a hub for business and technological innovation.”
The organizer added that the event would also focus on unlocking the continent’s biggest opportunities through inspiration, innovation and exploration and enable the entrepreneurs to get the opportunity to network with over 1000 other young entrepreneurs from across the world.
Some of the A-listers expected guests included Ghazi Shami, founder & CEO, Empire Distribution; Denim Richards, actor & founder, Khumo Studios; Fireboy DML, award-winning Afrobeats artiste; Uche Pedro, founder & CEO, Bella Naija; Adebola Williams, chairman, AW Network and founder, RED; and Noureddine Tayebi, founder & CEO, Yassir.
Speaking with newsmen, the minister described the event as another opportunity for Nigeria to demonstrate the improvement of its youth.
“I am proud to be leading this delegation to this event to showcase our youth and demonstrate their investment worthiness.
“We are a country blessed with immense and diverse talent and it shows even in the number of speakers and VIPs for this event that are Nigerians,” Mr Dare said .