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Thursday Business Group (TBG) set to launch TBG Foundation at upcoming Founders day event

Thursday Business Group, a foremost business and social club which consists  of young professionals from diverse professions but similar business ideologies and shared values is set to host it’s 6th Founders day with the launch of its Philanthropic 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 club’s  Founders Day event scheduled to hold on the 18th of November 2021.

Speaking further Abidakun noted that ” the Founders Day is the most significant day in the calendar  of our club and as such we are marking it with all the necessary pump and pageantry it deserves. It is a special occasion  where we remember the founding fathers of the club and also  recognize important partners and stakeholders including business leaders, public office holders and philanthropists who are bringing  positive and remarkable impact  to our society.

Speaking further on the event, Abidakun pointed out that the key highlight of the event will be  the launch of the TBG Foundation. This Arm of our club will “intervene in the knowledge and skill  gap in  entrepreneurial studies. This project will be driven through  an endowment fund to develop the proposed business hub. According to him ” 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. 

He added  that for  Nigeria’s 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.

He 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 Johnson Kokumo Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos. Other dignitaries to be recognized include Senator Tokunbo Abiru, Honorable Jimmy Benson, Mr Hakeem Muri Okunola, just to mention a few ” he stated 

The Thursday Business Group (TBG ) was founded by 13 Young professionals  on Thursday,  17th  November, 2015, with a focus to enable intellectual business discourse,  social interaction, and explore  opportunities for shared prosperity. The Club’s motto is Kajola (Collective Prosperity ).

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