Elvis Ugochukwu Afam to receive Swift Reporters 2016 Young Entrepreneur Award

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Chairman/Managing Director, Elvaton Group of Companies, Elvis Ugochukwu Afam will receive Swift Reporters Young Entrepreneur Award.

The award organiser, Swift Reporters, made the announcement in a statement on Monday.

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The statement reads: “Swift Reporters Entrepreneurs Award is a high-class award that strives to reward excellence among the most committed and dedicated businesses operating in Nigeria. It focuses on recognizing outstanding corporate organizations and individuals who have positively impacted the economy of our country Nigeria.

“Research has shown that developed economies are driven mainly by the private sector and specifically small and growing businesses. Small/Medium businesses collectively provide more jobs than the public sector as well as multinational organizations put together. It is therefore necessary to celebrate these captains of industries and organizations who are blazing the trail in innovation and job creation.

“The idea behind the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is to imbibe a culture of excellence in young and emerging business leaders and showcase thriving businesses in the Nigeria.

“Research has shown that developed economies are driven mainly by the private sector and specifically small and growing businesses. Small/Medium businesses collectively provide more jobs than the public sector as well as multinational organizations put together. It is therefore necessary to celebrate these captains of industries and organizations who are blazing the trail in innovation and job creation.

“Entrepreneurs are a National treasure and should be protected, nourished, encouraged and rewarded as much as possible. They are the most important people in a market economy.

“The maiden edition of the Swift Reporters Young Entrepreneurs Award which will hold at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja in November 2016 will be conferred on Chairman/Managing Director of Elvaton Group of Companies, Elvis Afam.”

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