By Cynthia Maduekwe
Ibang James Omini, a distinguished graduate of the University of Calabar, has achieved a remarkable feat by winning the prestigious National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Accesspreneur Business Plan Proposal competition. The competition, sponsored by Access Bank, culminated in Mr. Ibang James Omini being awarded a generous grant of one million naira.
The announcement was made on the 16th of November 2023 during the Welcome Orientation Program of the NYSC, where Ibang James Omini’s entrepreneurial prowess and innovative business proposal were acknowledged and celebrated.
Ibang James Omini’s winning business plan impressed the judges with its ingenuity, feasibility, and potential impact on the entrepreneurial landscape. His dedication to creating a sustainable and impactful venture stood out among a pool of talented participants.
Access Bank, a leading financial institution known for supporting youth entrepreneurship and innovation, played a pivotal role in sponsoring the Accesspreneur Business Plan Proposal competition. The collaboration between Access Bank and NYSC aims to empower young graduates with the resources and opportunities needed to turn their business ideas into reality.
As a University of Calabar graduate, Ibang James Omini’s success reflects the institution’s commitment to nurturing and producing exceptional individuals capable of making significant contributions to society.
The one million naira grant awarded to Ibang James Omini will undoubtedly serve as a catalyst for the realization of his entrepreneurial aspirations. It is a testament to the power of education, innovation, and strategic partnerships in fostering economic growth and development.
Ibang James Omini expressed his gratitude for the support and opportunities provided by both the University of Calabar and Access Bank. He looks forward to utilizing the grant to implement his business plan and contribute meaningfully to the entrepreneurial landscape.
The University of Calabar, Access Bank, and the NYSC collectively congratulate Ibang James Omini on this remarkable achievement and wish him continued success in his entrepreneurial journey.