Dr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana, host of Okay Fm’s Drive Time is set to be the host of this year’s Young Entrepreneur Awards.
The annual scheme that recognizes and celebrates deserving entrepreneurs below age 40 is powered by the Youth Business Network Foundation in collaboration with Ghana Startup Network, Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs, with support from Ministry of Business Development and National Entrepreneurship and Innovations Program (NEIP), YE! Community, among other stakeholders.
The awards seek to empower and transform job seeking youth into entrepreneurs that create job opportunities for others, thus helping to solve Ghana’s developmental needs and reduce the rate of unemployment.
Speaking to Mr. Solomon Adjei, Head of the organizing team for the event, he indicated that this year’s program will host the Minister of Business Development, Dr. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed and some big names in the entrepreneurship development ecosystem.
He mentioned the likes of Dr. Daniel McKorley, a business magnate popularly known as McDan, the Chief Executive Officer of McDan Group of Companies, Dr. John Ampontuah Kumah, CEO of NEIP, Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Aryeh, Executive Director of NBSSI, among a host of others expected to grace the occasion.
Solomon indicated that the event also doubles as the official end of year corporate party for entrepreneurs and startups and it brings strategic business networking, among others. He called on all young entrepreneurs to join in the celebration this evening, at the Accra City Hall, inside the AMA building, opposite Tema Station, between 7pm and 10pm.
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