Africa’s Young Entrepreneurship of Students Association (AYESA), on Wednesday urged students to participate in entrepreneurship programs in order to create jobs for themselves rather than seeking for white collar jobs in private sectors, industries and states.


Following the current realities in the country, both federal and states government are putting in measures to reduce the numbers of unemployed graduates, which are produced yearly.

“Asiwaju Olubunmi ( The National Head Of Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Nigeria) made this remarks while representing The President Of A.Y.E, Summy Smart Francis In Moshood Abiola Polytechnic,Ojere Abeokuta the capital of Ogun State said entrepreneurship is the key driver of our economy. whereby high majority of big and small jobs are created.

He faulted that the Nigeria Universities and tertiary institutions are custom to produce graduates yearly to be job seeker and professional for the need of the private sector, industries and states.

He added that thinking as shifted to educating and generating jobs.  He further said AYESA thinks about the needs and demands of AYESA across higher level institutions in Africa should be able to create jobs.

Meanwhile, he said the primary mission of AYESA is to unite and empower young entrepreneur in Africa to network socially and financially and thereby developing the tendency of outstanding entrepreneurs worldwide.

Although that the intellectual capital development marketing leaving the business and network to play a role in racing prospective in Africa

Asiwaju, noted that: “AYESA, which is currently in 19 African nations with over 7.3million membership across the continent.”

“The organization has also empowered about 15,000 upcoming entrepreneurs across Africa in terms of mentorship, networking, skill accusation and tools.”

AYESA was launched in 2015 by Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, at the University of Lagos under the Buhari led government.

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Photos Credit: A.Y.E Ogun State Media Unit (Led by the Head of Media/Photography Unit
Segun Oni)

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