Thursday Business Group, a formost business and social club which consist of young professionals from diverse professions but similar business idealogies and shared values is set to host it’s 6th Founders day with the launch of its Philantropic arm, the TBG Foundation.
In a statement issued by the General Secretary of the club, Diran Abidakun, he stated that all is set for the clubs Founders Day event scheduled to hold on 18th of November 2021.
Speaking further Abidakun noted that the Founders Day is the most significant day in the calendar of the club and as such will be marking it with all necessary pump and peagentry that it deserves.
“it is is special occasion where we remember the founding fathers of the club and also recognise important partners and stakeholders including business leaders, public office holders and philantropist who are bringing positive and remarkable impact to our society,” He said.
Speaking further on the event, Abidakun pointed that key highlight of the founders day event will be the launch of the TBG Foundation.
“This Arm of our club with the moto KAJOLA (Collective Prosperity) will intervene in the knowledge and skill gap In entrepreneurial studiss. This project will be driven through an endowment fund to develop the proposed business hub. The club hopes to build the entrepreneurial hub to cater for training, research and development for aspiring entrepreneurs to have a platform to develop their business ideas.
“For Nigerias economy to grow, we must develop small, medium and micro businesses to provide employment and stimulate our economy , hence our decision to embark on this project,” Abidakun stated further.
Abidakun also noted that aside other key activities for the day is the key note lecture titled “Security and Cultural Diversity, the Challenge in Nigeria and beyond” to be delivered by AIG Johnson Kokumo, an Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos.
On the list of invited dignitaries are Senator Tokunbo Abiru, Honourable Jimmy Benson, Mr. Hakeem Muri Okunola.
The Thursday Business Group (TBG ) was founded by thirteen (13) Young professionals on Thursday, 17th November 2015, with focus on intellectual business discourse, social interaction, and to explore opportunities for shared prosperity.