· They are bold, audacious and ready to take Nigeria to new frontiers
Contrary to widespread perception that the north is not strong in business, there is a new crop of business leaders ready to replace the likes of Aliko Dangote and Abdulsamad Rabiu, who are doing well in various sectors across the economy. They are excelling, innovative, and ambitious.
Either in terms of personal development or collective contributions to the larger economy, the north has in recent years doubled its stripes, and it is determined to level up with the rest of the country, nay the world. This, of course, is evident in the number of leaders – business and political – it has since raised as proof of this deliberate choice.
Here is a THISDAY focus on some of the business leaders from northern Nigeria, who have been quietly shaping the narrative, albeit positively, and with sound education to boot. Although there are quite a number of them, these 24…
Source: Thisday Newspaper