The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sweet Mother Candy and Beyond Company,
Mr Musah Trawill, has admonished young entrepreneurs to develop tenacity to enable them to overcome challenges in life for them to succeed .
He said young entrepreneurs could make their dreams come true if only they could think outside the box, adding that they also needed to undergo internship and mentorship programmes for them to acquire skills to become better businessmen and women to impact the business world.
He indicated that it was important for Africans living abroad, especially well-established entrepreneurs, to strive to build enterprises back home to help solve the unemployment problems in the country.
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Ability to start
He said when he started his confectionery business nine years ago, there were a lot of obstacles in his way but with determination and focus on why the company was established, he had been able to make a mark.
He, therefore, encouraged the youth to work hard to secure a better future for the next generation to come.
It is aimed at providing a platform to promote and facilitate connections between the US and African youth through trade and investment in the areas of technology, agribusiness
The summit was on the theme: ‘Empowering Youth, Promoting Investment in Technology, Agribusiness