By EKAETTE BASSEY
TV host, motivational speaker and founder, Activate Success International Foundation, Love Idoko has declared she has a passion for motivating people, especially young people at an event tagged Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme (YEEP) held at the Abuja and Imo Camp Auditorium, Abuja.
The woman of many parts led a team of young professionals and celebrities like Desmond Elliot, Seyi Adekunle (CEO, Vodi Tailors), Samson Itodo (Executive Director, YIAGA AFRICA) and others to empower youth corpers in Abuja.
Speaking at the event, she said, “I have a penchant for motivating people, there are business minded youths out there that are just looking for mentorship or business ideas as well as funds to start up their business and that’s why we are here. The purpose is not just to give grants, it’s also to empower and motivate as many youths as possible” she appreciated the NYSC for making it possible and working very hard to empower the corp members as well.
Some of the major highlights at the just concluded empowerment program was the access to grants to corpers to enable them start up their desired businesses.
Apart from the 1 million naira grant given to corpers from Activate Success International, a 1.2 million naira grant was also given to 12 corpers by one of the speakers. To crown it all, a 500 thousand naira grant was also given to 10 corpers by another speaker at the event making the total sum 2.7million naira.
The successful event was also organized by Activate Success International Foundation and it was made possible by the partnership of NYSC, FCMB and INTELIA.