The 2022 ONDEA My Idea pitch competition winners from Ondo State showcased their exceptional capabilities on the global stage at the international Leadership training and business tours in Kigali Rwanda and Nairobi Kenya. Their standout performance, particularly in the Leadership training, has garnered immense pride for both them and Ondo State. This achievement not only speaks to their dedication but also underscores their commitment to continuous growth and excellence.
The pinnacle of their success was marked by the presentation of the prestigious Jamie Parjoel International Leadership Training certificates. As they held these symbols of achievement, their expressions radiated pride and fulfillment. This recognition is a testament not only to their individual talents but also to the unwavering support provided by the Ondo State Government and the visionary guidance of the state’s leadership. Indeed Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has taken entrepreneurship development to a top-notch level.
Their triumph is a culmination of the relentless efforts of the Ondo State Entrepreneurship Agency (ONDEA). The agency’s role in nurturing local talent and the steadfast backing of the government has undoubtedly played a pivotal role in this extraordinary feat. As the Nation drives towards the support and growth of MSMEs in Nigeria, Small businesses are recognized as the backbone of every nation’s economic development.
Armed with new strategies and knowledge, these entrepreneurs are gearing up to embrace a future marked by innovation, expansion, and international recognition within their businesses. Their journey stands as a vivid testament to the potency of dedication, diligence, and the persistent encouragement of visionary leaders.
Amid a profound sense of gratitude and esteem, the delegates extend their appreciation to the State Government and the Executive Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. This acknowledgment reflects the invaluable support rendered, as well as the guidance, mentorship, and unwavering business support provided by the Ondo State Entrepreneurship Agency, ONDEA.
This narrative of achievement serves not only as an inspiration to others but also as a source of immense pride for Ondo State and an inspiration for aspiring business leaders within Ondo State.