Alimosho Senior Grammar School, Lagos, has won the 2022 Lagos State Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub exhibition and competition.
The event was a creative entrepreneurship competition between 10 Lagos State public secondary schools.
The students presented different innovative products and services, using technology and business start-up plan with little or no capital, savings culture, and records keeping.
A statement signed by SEA-Hub said, ‘‘SEA-Hub is an initiative of the Pro-Poor Growth and Promotion of Employment – SEDIN, which is part of the Sustainable Economic Development Cluster of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The SEA-Hub project is implemented in partnership with the state and federal ministry of education, youths and sports and the private sector. SEA-Hub is a co-curricular entrepreneurial club aimed at building and preparing young minds to practically understand the basics of running a successful business. Its activities foster opportunity recognition, innovation, risk-taking, critical thinking, and in the long run a secured economic future for young Nigerians through improved employment creation outcomes. SEA-Hubs have been inaugurated in about 330 secondary schools and have reached close to 30,000 students across 11 states in Nigeria.’’
It explained that the top three schools from each of the states would be invited to participate in the national competition and exhibition.
The statement added that the objectives of the competitions include ‘‘To showcase the innovative mini businesses and products of SEA-Hub Schools, reward and celebrate outstanding business ideas and products of SEA-Hub students and their Staff Advisers across the active SEA-HubSchools. To sustain the energy level of SEA-Hub students by promoting practical and active entrepreneurial learning through their mini businesses To showcase the entrepreneurship ingenuity of SEA-Hub students.’’