The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, is known for his ready to help lifestyle. Call him a solution provider then you’re not far from the truth. His foundation has become a light of hope for every youth who can take the bull by the horn when it comes to following their dreams.
Becoming a successful entrepreneur require some mentorship and capital intensive. So, what the ever-busy and advocate of united Africa economy does is helping the youths achieved their dreams. Aside coming up with schemes that will enable them have access to fund, Mr Tony is a good teacher who always finds joy in educating every prospective entrepreneurs.
This uniqueness has endeared him to many world leaders. Few days ago, Elumelu pointed out on the side-lines of the 2018 World Economic Forum currently ongoing in Davos, Switzerland that organisations must come together to provide solutions to key challenges negatively impacting African economies, especially with regards to power supply and infrastructural challenges which are the major issues that the economies have had to grapple with. He seized the opportunity to commend organisations that have keyed into the TEF’s vision of empowering 10,000 African youths such as the International Red Cross Society, which according to him, has helped to create more opportunities for more Africans to benefit from the TEF’s entrepreneurship programmes.