Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, has unveiled the final list of 12 shoppers selected for the all-expense paid Knowledge Weekend mentorship programme with the Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh.
The exclusive mentorship programme is scheduled to take place this weekend from Friday, February 10 till Sunday, February 12, 2023, with selected guests expectedly hosted to a VIP treatment at a five-star hotel in the heart of Lagos.
Among the list of 12 lucky shoppers confirmed by Konga for the event are Mrs. Molayo Jebutu, Mr. Joshua Emmanuel, Mr. Olanrewaju Ogunkunle, Ms. Sharifa Musa, Mr. Adeyemi Oyewale, Mrs. Stella Ezeonwuka, Mrs Edith Omatedjor, Mr. Chris Godwin, Mr. Soliu Saad, Mrs. Amaka Michael, Mr. Olatomide Idowu and Mrs. Maureen Okeke.
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The 12 guests are in for a weekend of exciting and enriching treats, beginning from their reception and welcome packages at the hotel through a series of carefully curated initiatives including healthy living tips, a finishing school, gym/aerobic sessions, deeper insights on the pitfalls confronting contemporary businesses, the new avenues to create sustainable wealth, how to navigate the prevailing tough business climate, as well as direct, one-on-one feedback sessions with Mr. Ekeh. Participants are also expected to dine with Mr. Ekeh, a Forbes Best of Africa Leading Tech Icon, in addition to engaging him on his record-breaking entrepreneurial journey. In addition to a befitting accommodation, the selected shoppers will have their fully funded fares to the location of the retreat, feeding and cost of return trip all funded by Konga Kares.
The winners were selected randomly from shoppers who participated in the recently concluded edition of the Konga Jara promotion which ran from Tuesday December 13, 2022 till Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
The mentorship programme, an initiative of Konga Kares, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the Konga Group, is part of efforts to empower budding entrepreneurs with the right business success tips and strategies to create new wealth in the 21st Century.
Few facts about Leo Stan Ekeh
Leo Stan Ekeh, Africa’s leading serial digital entrepreneur is founder and Chairman of over seven leading tech companies across multiple verticals in the ICT sector and with several successful businesses in four continents. He also holds the record of delivering the biggest tech project on the African continent.
Mr. Ekeh is a most distinguished African ICT personality with numerous awards and recognitions to his credit. He pioneered Desktop Publishing and Computer Graphics, the region’s first locally assembled and internationally certified computer brand, e-Commerce, Biometric revolution for elections, WiMax, ICT products & solutions distribution, amongst others in Africa. For his incisive entrepreneurship and as a pride to modern Nigeria, Mr. Ekeh has been honoured by two Nigerian Presidents with highly coveted National Awards; namely the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) and ICON of HOPE Award in 2003 and 2001 respectively by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Also in November 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari honoured him with the National Productivity Merit Award (NPOM) for his sustained leadership in the area of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
A first-rate Indian trained economist and Forbes Best of Africa Leading Tech Icon with over 60 national and international awards, including four Doctorate degrees (Honorary) to his name, Mr. Ekeh has remained in the forefront of enthroning digital democracy, inspiring many budding entrepreneurs and promoting gender empowerment in Nigeria and beyond, while also touching many lives through the Leo Stan Ekeh Foundation.