Foundation And UNILAG Award N3.5M To Three Innovators


The Oladele Fajemirokun Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Entrepreneurship and Skills Development Centre (ESDC), has awarded a total of N3.5 Million to three Nigerian innovators.


This financial support was given during the second edition of the Business Innovation and Talent Expression (BITE) programme.


Father Chow won the competition, receiving a grant of N2 Million.


Phoenix secured second place, earning a grant of N750,000. Fladov came third, also winning N750,000.


The BITE programme, which started in 2022, integrates traditional education with practical business skills.


It aims to highlight the creative and entrepreneurial talents of young Nigerian students.


Olawunmi Fajemirokun, Executive Director of the Oladele Fajemirokun Foundation, expressed pride in the foundation’s efforts to promote innovation and entrepreneurship.


She emphasised their commitment to nurturing talent and developing future leaders.


The next edition of the BITE programme is scheduled to take place in Ibadan later this year.


The Oladele Fajemirokun Foundation is known for its dedication to supporting young talents and fostering innovation.


The foundation’s involvement was crucial to the success of the BITE programme.


Father Chow expressed his gratitude, sharing that his business sold over 843 packs of bread sandwiches in just 10 days.


He plans to use the grant to expand his business by improving delivery services and marketing efforts.

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