Heritage Financial institution Plc has empowered the winner of The Subsequent Titan Season-7 with the sum of N10 million.
An entrepreneur, Joshua Joseph Idiong, who’s the CEO of Josult Oil Processing Firm, a palm oil processing firm in Akwa Ibom State emerged the winner of the Subsequent Titan Season-7, themed: The Unstoppable.”
The graduate of Federal College of Know-how, Owerri, emerged winner after competing with Ifeanyi Nkwonta, Chidinma Eriobu and Ifeoma Benjamin on the grand finale in Lagos.
Idiong’s entry within the present was amongst the 18, 000 entries, adopted by on-line auditions earlier than the highest 16 moved into the Titan Home for 10 weeks to compete in opposition to prime notch younger entrepreneurs in real-life entrepreneurial duties.
In accordance with a press release, the programme paneled by technocrats with excellent mix of entrepreneurial requisite abilities skilled every participant on enriching, rigorous and intellectually studying journey to equip them with the basic competencies required of seasoned entrepreneurs.
The panel of Judges from totally different spectrum of entrepreneurial fields have been Kyari Bukar Co-Founder/CEO Trans-Sahara Funding; Lilian Olubi, CEO, Primera Africa Securities Ltd; Chris Parkes, Chairman/CEO, CPMS Africa and Tonye Cole, Co-Founder, Sahara Group.
The winner mentioned: “Heritage Financial institution is a tremendous financial institution that has stood sturdy on this present. My love for Heritage Financial institution stems from the truth that that is my second time on this present however earlier than I got here in, I’ve learnt a lot from the present.
“Which means that Heritage Financial institution is actually affecting the lives and companies of entrepreneurs positively, alongside the viewers. It is a financial institution that has differentiated itself from different banks in boosting the power of SMES in Nigeria.”
Talking on the grand finale, MD/CEO of the Financial institution, Ifie Sekibo acknowledged that the programme simply aligns with the first focus of the administration of Heritage Financial institution to advertise each laudable entrepreneurial concept meant to broaden financial horizon of the nation for the advantage of residents and different residents of Nigeria.
Sekibo, who was represented by the Divisional Head, Company Communications, Fela Ibidapo additional affirmed, “as a catalytic establishment within the empowering of entrepreneurs within the micro, small and medium enterprises sector, Heritage Financial institution has continued to make relentless efforts on this house to empower entrepreneurs in Nigeria via championing a number of empowerment schemes just like the HB Innovation Lab Accelerator programme (HB-LAB), Ynspyre Account, Youth Modern Entrepreneurship Growth Programme (YIEDP), Centre for Values in Management (CVL) on Younger Entrepreneurship Enterprise Coaching Programme (YEBTP), Younger Entrepreneurs and College students (YES) Grant and Nigerian Youth Skilled Discussion board (NYPF), Large Brother Nigeria, Lagos Comedian Con, amongst others.”