The Executive Director of Leap Africa Femi Taiwo said, ‘Leap Africa’ can help people rethink what life ought to be.
Speaking as a guest on ‘Today On STV’ and ‘Tea’, Mr. Taiwo stated that the premise of setting up Leap Africa was to solve the problem of leadership.
LEAP Africa which is fully known as Leadership Effectiveness, Accountability and Professionalism was established in 2002, is a non-profit committed to developing dynamic innovative and principled African leaders.
On the issue of corruption, Mr. Taiwo revealed that Africa and Nigeria needed intervention to solve the problem of leadership crisis and other issues like corruption stressing that businesses are dying everyday.
Speaking on functionality, Mr, Taiwo also said, Leap Africa also institutionalise structure and system, emphasizing that, a true test of structure is the ability to move on, using the transition of the former ED and founder Ndidi Nwuneli, as an example as she has passed the baton to someone else, stressing that it is what Leap Africa has put in practical in terms of leadership.
As part of the function to recognize, and raise leaders; which is critical to nation building and wealth creation, Mr. Taiwao stated that they focused on young people because 50 percent of Nigerian population are young people as the median age of Nigerians is between 17 and 18.
Tricia who is also a business consultant, shared her knowledge in business on the virtual space and how she has been able to maximise the opportunities around the virtual space.
The virtual business expert said she helps people on the hinterland to get educated about business on marketing and sales, especially for people who have businesses and want to grow their business.
She also revealed that there is a limit to the number of people that come to her class which tells how digital the world has gone.
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