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 our club and such we are marking it with all necessary pump and peagentry 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.
Speaking further on the event, Abidakun pointed that 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 studiss. 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 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.
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 ready recognised include Senator Tokunbo Abiru, Honourable 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 ddiscourse, social interaction, and explore opportunities for shared prosperity. Clubs motto is Kajola (Collective Prosperity ).