President Buhari selects 30 innovative youths to advise him on ways to push Nigeria forward

President Buhari selects 30 innovative youths to advise him on ways to push Nigeria forward

The presidency has shortlisted the names of 30 Nigerians who would submit and explain their ideas to the Federal Government on ways to boost Technology, Agriculture, Communications, Power, Fashion and Entertainment in the country.

Dozens of applications were submitted to the Presidency during June’s “Aso Villa Demo Day” but the names of the successful 30 were selected for a one-on-one discussion with the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, at a scheduled date.

The full list of successful candidates:

  • 1. Chika Uwaze – Talent Base
  • 2. Obidipe Oluwaseun – Mocapro
  • 3. Tele Ogundipe – Egusi Soupe
  • 4. Amaka Osita – Fuel Voucher.com.ng
  • 5. Tolu Adeyanju – Red Bank
  • 6. Ifedayo Oladapo – Grit Systems
  • 7. Nkem Okocha – Mama Moni Limited
  • 8. Ebuka Nwora – Etyres
  • 9. Dami Olokesusi – Shuttlers NG
  • 10. Amarachi Nwanamodo – Amagzy Global Ventures
  • 11. Oladimeji Sofowora, Wole Ralph, Laolu Ojeniyi – One Medical
  • 12. Mogbeyiteran Tosan – Blackswan
  • 13. Angela Adelaja – Fresh Direct
  • 14. Ahmed Sodiq – Micro Scale embedded 
  • 15. Dimgba Kalu – Projaro
  • 16. Abubakar Garba & Abdul Samad Gorbin
  • 17. Emmanuel Okena – Tracology
  • 18. Lois Auta – Cedar’s seed
  • 19. Kamaludeen Sabiu – Seamless system’
  • 20. Peter Agada – Tiller Cyrus
  • 21. Desmond Okoye – Doctor’s office
  • 22. Uzuq Tim – Tembe.com.ng
  • 23. Alifa Nicholas – Ajaoku.com
  • 24. Roland Reagan & Edmond Adoku – Meditech
  • 25. Akinola Solomon – Africa on the rise tech community
  • 26. Alison Ukonu – Recycle points
  • 27. Uche Ariolu – Foodstantly
  • 28. Benson Godwin – Tuteria
  • 29. Mina Ogbanga – Ascent GP
  • 30. Odior Yole – GO CV.
Good initiative, I must say.