President of Nigeria’s 8th senate, Dr, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has offered his congratulations to billionaire Nigerian philanthropist and Chairman UBA group, Tony Elumelu on the success of the #UBAMarketPlace2019 event Organized by his foundation – The Tony Elumelu Foundation.
The event which was designed for African entrepreneurs to showcase their products and services was held in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, from July 26 to 27, 2019.
The UBAMarketplace2019 was held on the sidelines of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum, the largest gathering of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa.
Speaking on the event, Saraki offered his I offer his congratulations to the founder, Tony Elumelu and the Foundation for what he described as a successful event.
According the former Kwara State governor, it was an event to showcase the creativity and dynamism of Nigeria’s youth as represented by the Made In Nigeria goods they produce and services they offer.
Sarak went further to express his believe that the creativity and dynamism of the African youths offer a way out of the nation’s economic challenges and in hosting the event, the Organizers have created a fantastic platform that must be sustained and emulated.
I have always believed that the creativity and dynamism of our youth offers a way out of the nation's economic challenges and in hosting #UBAMarketPlace @TonyOElumelu and the @TonyElumeluFDN have created a fantastic platform that must be sustained and emulated. Well done.
— Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) July 29, 2019
During the event, Nigeria’s superstar singer, Wizkid was unveiled as UBA ambassador.