by Akintomiwa Agbaje
EbonyLife TV in collaboration with the Tony Elumelu Foundation hosted female investors, entrepreneurs, chief executives and icons to the Invest Africa Meet and Greet on February 1, 2014 at the Wheat Baker Hotel Ikoyi, Lagos.
The gathering was a platform for discussion on investment opportunities that abound in the African continent and practical steps towards the growth and development of businesses in Africa.
Mo Abudu, chief executive officer of EbonyLife TV was the host. “So we all already know that this is a continent that is blessed, and it’s even more blessed to have the quality of female business and political leaders who have leaned in to drive growth and development. This meeting emphasies the imperative of investment, of expansion, of a systemic approach to expanding wealth and opportunities for the continent.”
Guest present at the event include Onari Duke ( Former First Lady, Cross River ), Sola David-Borha, (GMD StanbicIBTC), Tony O. Elumelu (Chairman, Heirs Holding), Bola Adesola ( MD Standard Chartered Bank), Omobola Johnson (Honourable Minister of Communications Technology), Tonye Cole (ED, Sahara Group), publisher Betty Irabor, Elohor Aisien, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Omotola Jalade–Ekeinde, Robert Hersov, Ryszard Varisella, amongst others.