Nigeria music king, Tuface Idibia and Noolywood thespian, Stephanie Okereke- Linus are collaborating with the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) in the ongoing efforts to encourage the growth of indigenous entrepreneurial ability and self-reliance among young Nigerians.
In the new deal signed with the NYPF, the brand ambassadors will participate in all NYPF events that relate to entrepreneurship within and outside the country, support to projects that encourage a start-up culture in Nigeria
Tuface and Stephanie are also expected to harness their own ideas and experiences to NYPF goal with a view to developing the next generation of entrepreneurs through easy access to capital for innovative ideas and education.
Chairman NYPF, Moses Siasia, who spoke during the signing ceremony in Lagos, said the due were selected by NYPF to champion the idea on the bases of their unique idea on how to encourage and inculcate entrepreneurial ability on the Nigerian youths.
Said Siasia: “as you know Tuface is one of Africa’s finest artists while Stephanie has featured and produced movies that have been shown all over the world and her passion for the girl child.”
According to Siasia, “these two young individuals have created jobs for Nigerians and we believe that as Ambassadors, they can use their experience to inspire other bright Nigerians to achieve their educational goals or become self-employed on a sustainable basis”.
The NYPF is a non-governmental organisation conceived by a group of young professionals with the mission to promote innovative ideas for socio-economic development.
The programme is geared toward assisting both aspiring and existing young entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses, and ultimately create jobs and distribute wealth in the economy.