Adeleke’s Wife Partners Kings University Ode Omu on  Entrepreneurship

The wife of Osun State governor, Erelu  Ngosi Abeni Adeleke has  announced  her plan to partner with Kings university, Ode Omu to develop the University  Entrepreneurship Center.

Erelu Adeleke made this announcement on Tuesday during the 2024 Edition  of Kings University,  Entrepreneurship Day , with the theme :  “Predicting the Future through Creativity”.

Speaking  at the event, she highlighted the vital role of entrepreneurship “as a pathway to economic self-reliance and self-employment, especially considering the limited availability of white-collar jobs for our graduating youth”

The same position was canvassed by the Osun State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Hon. Abiodun Bankole, who  urged Nigerians to see Entrepreneurship and creativity as vehicles that will allow them approach problems and challenges with a new perspective in order to find innovative and sustainable solutions.

The Vice chancellor of University, Professor Adenike Kuku , in her welcome address stated that entrepreneurship education is  strategic to the vision of  Kings  University, Ode Omu :

“The goal of the University is to churn out graduates that are value creators rather than job seekers so as to mitigate the high rate of unemployment in the country”

Highly impressed with the University students for showcassing some of their creative and innovative works, from the series of trainings they received at the University Entrepreneurship Centre ,Erelu Adeleke  promised to  upgrade the Center in line with the current global practices.

The guest speaker,  Dr Olusola  Olaosebikan, who spoke on  the topic: “Employability and Project Management Skill for Creative Sustainability” stated that

Entrepreneurship is a major driver of economic growth, creativity and innovation.

Professor Kuku agrees with this position:

” It is a key element for any country, like ours, that aims to be competitive in the knowledge-based global economy. Entrepreneurship education, as we all know, fosters a culture of creativity and instils problem-solving psyche that results in the development of various innovative products and services” , she said .

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