By Amuche Agbo, Abakaliki

The Chief Executive Officer and Lead Faculty of Ebonyi Business School, Dr. Nweli Ifeanyichukwu Hilary has called on youths in Ebonyi state and Nigeria at large to embrace Entrepreneurship Development and Business Innovation to improve the Socio-economic challenges facing the Country.

Dr. Nweli who spoke while unveiling the business school, Ebonyi Business, the first of its kind in Ebonyi State on Friday the 30th day of April, 2021 at school facility located at Agon place 78 Abakaliki-Enugu Road in Abakaliki,Ebonyi state.

He said he was motivated to established the school to help youths identify Business Opportunities and equip them with requisite Knowledge, needed skills as well as principle and fundamental way of running a successful business.

He noted that the school, Ebonyi Business School is a private owned, registered and operated non Conventional school that is aimed at improving the quality of Business Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Business Modelling, Business Coaching and Mentorship to help birth new businesses and assist existing ones access to Funding, Investment opportunities and all required Financial skills and knowledge to thrive in Business. Dr. Nweli said that the school is structured in the following core areas.

  1. Executive Master Classes
  2. Diploma Courses
  3. Professional Courses and Certifications
  4. Advanced Master Classes
  5. MBA

He further said that Ebonyi Business School also award Professional Certifications in the following disciplines:
Human Resources Management
Project Management
Financial Management
Business Development
Entrepreneurship Development
Managerial Accounting
Crypto Trading and Forex Market
Business Modelling and Branding
Investment Banking
Funding/Investment opportunities
Leadership and Personal Development
Artificial Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence
Social Intelligence
Governance and Electoral Process
Public Administration
Diploma Courses
Advanced Safety Course
Environmental Impact Assesment
Office Management and many more.

According to him, the school is poised to providing solution to challenges in leadership development in the country, advocated for Governments partnership in order to achieve the purpose of establishing the school.

The CEO and Lead Faculty of Ebonyi Business School in his closing remarks thanked all that graced the occasion and promised to remain steadfast in the vision and continue to help bridge the gap in Business Development, Entrepreneurship and creating jobs the teaming Youths of this great Country. He said that the school will maintain its Standard and will continue to seek collaboration in advancing the course of Humanity.

On his part, the State Commissioner for Business Development Dr. Stephen Odoh called on youths to rise to their responsibilities by embracing private initiatives, exhibit required knowledge and mindset to drive home governance and leadership.

He stressed that youths should zero their minds in political activities and engage themselves meaningfully to improve their financial capacities, stressing the need for them to project good things instead of engaging into destructive criticism.

He pledged that his Ministry through the State Government would partner with the school and advised people to strive to identify opportunities and work on it towards solving societal problems while describing the establishment of the as a welcome development and the first of its kind in the State.

However, the former Commissioner for information and state Orientation Dr Chike Emmanuel Onwe maintained that the dwindling nature of Nigeria economy calls for creativity and innovation of an individuals and admonished people to cultivate the habit of making an investment than waiting for white cola job in their own interest.

He described the Chief Executive Officer of the School Dr. Nweli Ifeanyichukwu Hilary as a great achiever and a distinguished personality who has distinguished himself among his contemporaries, advising him not to be distracted but continue to develop his potential and call on all and sundry to toll the part of innovation, pointing out that nobody would ever celebrate with mediocrities in the society.

Adding his voice, a business mogul and a renowned Consultant in Accounting and Financial Management, Henry Nworie advised the CEO to widen his knowledge and the scope of the school to accommodate Estate Management, Agriculture and agro value chain and mining to diversify National economy.

Earlier, pastor Kessy Anyigor the Founder and State Pastor of Builders Family Church appreciated Dr. Nweli for establishing the business School in the state and prayed God to continue to bless him.

He noted that the CEO is blessed with enormous gift and Grace and has always shown unequalled determination and zeal to personal development and that he is not surprised to what he has being able to do. He said that the school will thrive, grow from the current location to it’s permanent site.

Others who attended the event including the Special Assistant to Ebonyi State Governor on Vocational College and the Director General Vocational College Lady. Princess Dr. Adaeze Nwaji noted that Dr. Nweli Ifeanyichukwu Hilary is an uncommon achiever and a gift to humanity and asked him to keep the good works.

In his on remarks, the National President of IRUFADO Mr. Paul. O. Njoku thanked the CEO and asked him not to relent in State and National Development.